George Clooney to sue over photos of twins

George Clooney has promised to sue French magazine Voici over paparazzi photos of his twins.

Twins Ella and Alexander were born to George and his wife Amal, a human rights lawyer, in June. At the time, they released a statement saying: ‘This morning Amal and George welcomed Ella and Alexander Clooney into their lives. Ella, Alexander and Amal are all healthy, happy and doing fine. George is sedated and should recover in a few days.’ They have not released any photographs of the twins.

Clooney said that photographers had gone onto the couple’s property in Lake Como, Italy, and climbed a tree to obtain the photographs.

In a statement, he said: ‘Make no mistake, the photographers, the agency and the magazine will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. The safety of our children demands it.’

In response, the magazine said it had published the photographs because of public affection for the couple and denied that there was any danger to the children or the couple: ‘The images published in Voici this Friday are a response to a public demand. People love George Clooney and have been following his life story for years now. Those pictures do not put in danger Mr Clooney, his wife or their kids.’

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