When asked to name the suavest actor in Hollywood, the stunning silver fox that is George Clooney immediately comes to mind. The notorious bachelor is basically the epitome of cool. So imagine our surprise when Clooney recently revealed to Ellen that his proposal to his now wife the girlboss Amal Clooney was not smooth in the slightest.

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While making an appearance on Ellen, George told the talk show host that it wasn鈥檛 a spur of the moment decision, he had planned the whole thing out. George told Ellen he cooked Amal a romantic dinner, had his aunt Rosemary Clooney鈥檚 song 鈥淲hy Shouldn鈥檛 I鈥 playing in the background and had the ring hidden while he prepped for the big moment.

George said 鈥淚鈥檝e got it all set up, timed out and the song is coming and she gets up to go wash the dishes, which she鈥檚 never done! I鈥檓 like, 鈥榃hat are you doing?鈥 and she comes back in. And finally I said, 鈥榊a know, I blew out the candle鈥 and I said, 鈥業 think the lighter鈥檚 in the box behind you.鈥 And she reaches around and she pulls out the box and I鈥檝e got just the ring sitting in there and she pulls it out and she looks at it and she鈥檚 like, 鈥業t鈥檚 a ring鈥 鈥 like as if somebody had left it there some other time.鈥

After George tried to convey through some hilarious facial expressions that it was indeed for her he got down on one knee. Only then did Amal finally get the hint. He then told her he couldn鈥檛 imagine spending the rest of his life without her. He concluded the hilarious tale says, 鈥淪he kept looking at the ring and she was looking at me and she was like 鈥極h my God.'鈥

George, we鈥檙e sure this awkward moment was just a one time fluke but we love you all the more for it.

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