George Clooney once gave 14 of his friends $1m each

2017-12-13 10:18
 
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Cape Town- It pays to be George Clooney’s friend. Seriously. It pays.

According to the actor’s best friend and business partner Rande Gerber – who is married to Cindy Crawford – 2013 was a year of giving for George.

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The 56-year-old not only settled 14 of his close friends’ tax bills but gave them an additional $1m each.

In a recent episode of MSNBC's Headliners, Rande recalled the exact date George gave his generous offering.

“There's a group of guys that we call ‘The Boys.' George had called me and ‘The Boys' and said, ‘Hey, mark September 27, 2013 on your calendar. Everyone's going to come to my house for dinner.”

Rande adds that each setting at the table was laid with a black briefcase along with a special message from George, E! News reports.

“‘It was really important to me that while we’re still all here together, that I give back.’” Rande says George said, “‘So I want you all to open your suitcases.’”

Rande adds that he couldn’t possibly accept the gift, however George gave him no choice after announcing that “if Rande doesn't take the million dollars, nobody gets it.”

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