George Clooney Cries 'Four Times A Day' Now He's A Father To Twins Ella And Alexander

The 56-year-old has admitted he now cries more than his newborn babies and we can totally see why.

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Since the birth of his twins Ella and Alexander earlier this summer, George Clooney becoming increasingly more open when it comes to talking about first-time fatherhood, changing nappies and sleepless nights.

Having recently described Alexander as a 'thug', 'moose' and a child that 'just sits and eats', Ella as 'very elegant', called fatherhood 'terrifying', and admitted to regularly having to clean 'the barf off of my tux', it sounds like bringing up twins is no mean feat.

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However, an interview with the Daily Mail suggests the 56-year-old might be struggling with the pressure of bringing up newborns.

'They don't cry,' he said, proudly. 'I cry more than they do. I cry four times a day right now, because I'm so tired.'

The actor also revealed fatherhood was never really on the cards before he met his wife and human rights lawyer, Amal Clooney.

'I didn't think it was going to happen for me,' he told the publication.

'I thought my life would be focused on my career, not relationships, and I'd sort of accepted that.

'And then I met Amal and I thought, "Well, I have this incredible relationship, this is wonderful." And then. . . all of a sudden we have these two knuckleheads around who make me laugh every day,' he aded.

The Hollywood actor said caring for young children isn't a total surprise given the fact he's a godfather to a number of his friends' offspring ('I knew what I was in for'), but revealed his own twins are quite a handful.

'All they want to do is eat, so I have nothing to give them except a bottle once in a while […] and they're happy about that, but it's mostly Amal for them at the moment. I don't even really understand what's going on,' he joked.

'And I have such admiration for my wife because she's breastfeeding them and getting about two hours of sleep per interval, and the love they have for her is a sight to see and it's beautiful,' he added.

This week, the star has been at the Toronto Film Festival to promote his latest film Suburbicon and admits to finding being away from his family quite the challenge.

'Look, today is the first time since they've been born that I've been away from them, and my wife's sending me pictures and I'm sitting here thinking, "God, I wish I was with my kids" — and that's fun,' he revealed.

Opening up about prejudices towards being an older father, the former ER actor said: 'Is there a perfect age to become a parent?

'Look, I left it so late that I'm the last person to talk to about child-raising because I'm no expert. All I can do is play catch-up and hope I'm not on a walker when I'm chasing my grown kids around!'

Could we love George Clooney any more right now?

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