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Report: George Clooney may run for governor of California
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Report: George Clooney may run for governor of California

Report: George Clooney may run for governor of California
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George Clooney attends the "Gravity" premiere and Opening Ceremony at the 70th Venice International Film Festival on Aug. 28, 2013, in Venice, Italy.

Report: George Clooney may run for governor of California

Is George Clooney planning to follow in Arnold Schwarzenegger's footsteps?

According to the Sunday Mirror, Clooney's friends – who were not identified in the article – said the star may run for governor of California in 2018.

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Democrats want Clooney, 53, to run for office in 2018, the Mirror says. The actor, a political activist focused on Darfur, has several political contacts, including President Barack Obama.

“George is hugely popular with the Democrats, and where better a place to put him than as the governor of California, the home of Hollywood?" a friend told the Mirror.

Clooney plans to wed human-rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in September, according to People magazine.

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