Human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin and actor George Clooney get married (again) in a civil ceremony

They are officially the Clooneys.

The weekend was filled with the news of acclaimed barrister Amal Alamuddin getting married to "notorious bachelor" George Clooney in a romantic wedding in Venice. On Monday, the pair made the union official during a simpler civil ceremony along Venice’s Grand Canal. The ceremony lasted somewhere between 10 to 20 minutes and was officiated by the former Mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni.


Clooney is 53 and is an accomplished actor and director. Alamuddin is 36, a lawyer and activisit who specializes in extradition, human rights, and criminal law. Clooney recently starred in Gravity and The Monuments Men, while Alamuddin was an advisor to UN Special Envoy Kofi Annan during the crisis in Syria.


Alamuddin wore a white blouse and trousers (plus a hat) for her second wedding, while Clooney wore a grey suit. The affair cost them €600.


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