George Clooney Turned Down $35 Million Paycheck for a Single Day’s Work

George Clooney Turned Down $35 Million Paycheck for a Single Day’s Work
Academy Award winner George Clooney is surely one of the wealthiest men on the planet. Or at least, in 2018, he was named the highest-paid actor in the world, in any case. At a net worth of more than $500 million, the “Up in the Air” star and now “Tender Bar” director isn’t hurting for cash. Which is why, as he revealed in a new interview in The Guardian, the “Syriana” Oscar winner was able to turn down a hefty paycheck to the tune of $35 million due to a moral conflict.

“I was offered $35 million for one day’s work for an airline commercial, but I talked to Amal [Clooney, the human rights lawyer he married in 2014] about it and we decided it’s not worth it,” Clooney said. “It was [associated with] a country that, although it’s an ally, is questionable at times, and so I thought: ‘Well, if it takes a minute’s sleep away from me, it’s not worth it.
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