George Clooney

  • Aired:  02/05/14
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"The Monuments Men" star George Clooney compares Jason Jones's dancing style to violence in the Sudan, and remembers hanging in the V.I.P. lounge with Justin Bieber. (6:20)

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST ACADEMY AWARD WINNINGACTOR HIS NEW MOVIE WHICH HE

WROTE, DIRECTED AND STARRED INIS CALLED "THE MONUMENTS MEN".

>> WANT TO GET IN THE WAR.

>> MONUMENTS MEN.

>> SIGNED BY ROOSEVELT.

I SEE THAT.

>> TO GET A TEAM TOGETHER ANDTRY TO PROTECT WHAT IS LEFT AND

FIND WHAT IS MISSING.

>> AREN'T YOU A LITTLE OLD FORTHAT?

>> YES.

>> YOU WANT TO GO INTO A WARZONE AND TELL OUR BOYS WHATTHEY CAN

AND CANNOT BLOW UP.

>> THAT'S THE IDEA.

>> OKAY, HOW MANY MEN?

>> FOR NOW SIX.

>> JESUS.

>> WITH YOU THAT IS

SEVEN.

>> MUCH BETTER.

>> YOU GO THROUGH BASIC AND THENWAIT FOR ORDERS.

>> BASIC?

>> YES.

>> BASIC TRINING?

>> US.

>> PLEASE WELCOME BACK TO THEPROGRAM GEORGE CLOONEY.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE][CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

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>> Jon: VERY NICE.

OKAY.

ALL RIGHT.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]OKAY.

>> NO YOU.

NO YOU.

>> Jon: NO, YOU.

NO, NO.

I START OFF OBVIOUSLY WITH MYTRADITIONAL GREETING TO YOU.

YOU LOOK LIKE (bleep).

>> THANK YOU.

YOU LOOK FANTASTIC.

>> Jon: THANK YOU.

>> CAN I JUST SAY I WASBACKSTAGE AND I WATCHED THAT

JASON JONES DANCE.

>> Jon: WASN'T THAT NICE?

IT WAS THE MOST VIOLENT THINGI'VE EVER SEEN.

>> Jon: IT'S LIKE FRED ASTAIREWAS PUT IN A BLENDER.

>> IT WAS.

IT ACTUALLY.

I'VE SEEN VIOLENCE.

I'VE BEEN TO THE SUDAN.

I'VE SEEN HORRIBLE THINGS.

I CAN'T GET THIS OUT OF THE BACKOF MY EYES.

>> Jon: LET ME SAY THIS IF IMAY.

>> YES.

>> Jon: YOU'RE WELCOME.

WE WATCH THESE IN THE EDITS ALLTHE TIME.

I WATCHED THAT MAYBE 25 TIMES.

I STILL LAUGH MY ASS OFF EVERYTIME I SEE IT.

>> EVEN THE SONG WAS GREAT.

>> Jon: SONG WAS GREATEVERYTHING.

AND WHEN HE WENT FOR THE MOVEEVERYTHING GOING.

>> IN YELLOWISH PANTS.

>> Jon: HE IS STILL, BY THEWAY, IN THE HOSPITAL.

[ LAUGHTER ]TWO TORN HIPS, DISPLACED ELBOWS.

WE'RE NOT THE YOUNG TROUPE WEUSED TO BE.

>> NO, NO.

THOSE PANTS WEREN'T YELLOW.

>> Jon: SEPIA TONE.

MONUMENTS MEN VERY BRIEFLY.

THIS IS A STORY OF ARTHISTORIANS?

>> HERE IS THE THING.

APPARENTLY HITLER WAS A PRETTYBAD GUY.

[LAUGHTER]AND ON TOP OF KILLING EVERYONE

HE ALSO DECIDED THAT HE WOULDSTEAL ALL THE ART IN ALL OF

EUROPE.

>> Jon: JUST TO GO SUPERVILLAIN ON THEM.

>> RIGHT REALLY TO MAKE SURE HEWAS A SCHMUCK.

>> Jon: RIGHT.

>> HE WAS STEALING STOLE SIXMILLION PIECES OF ART, SOME OF

THE MOST IMPORTANT PIECES OF ARTIN OUR HISTORY AND BUILDING A

GIANT MUSEUM TO PUT IT IN ANDHIDING IT IN SALT MINES ALL

ACROSS AUSTRIA.

HE BURNED A LOT OF PICCASSOS ANDDALI'S BECAUSE HE

CALLED IT DEGENERATE ART.

HE WAS TRYING TO END THE CULTUREOF THESE PEOPLE HE KILLED.

HE WAS JUST GOING TO SAY HEDIDN'T EXIST.

THAT WAS WHY THESE MEN WEREBROUGHT ON BOARD.

>> Jon: THIS WAS A SYSTEM -->> HE STARTED BACK IN THE LATE

30s GOING INTO -- SENDING GUYSTO FRANCE SAYING WE WOULD LIKE

TO TAKE A LOOK AT YOUR MUSEUMAND WOULD REGISTER ALL OF THE

ART FROM ALL OF THE MUSEUMS INFRANCE.

>> Jon: DID HAVE IT SOMETHINGTO DO WITH -- HE WAS ULTIMATELY

A FAILED ARTIST.

HE WAS A PAINTER THAT NEVER GOTHIS DUE.

THIS WHOLE THING COULD HAVE BEENAVOIDED IF PEOPLE WERE JUST LIKE

NO, I LIKE IT.

IT'S A BEAUTIFUL SUNSET.

NICE JOB.

>> THERE WAS LITERALLY -- ITHINK THERE ARE THREE ARTISTS

TRYING TO GET INTO THIS AUSTRIANART SCHOOL AND TWO OF THEM GOT

IN AND HITLER DIDN'T.

IT WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER IF HEGOT INTO ART SCHOOL.

>> Jon: HIS GRADES WEREPROBABLY GOOD I'M SURE IT WAS

THE INTERVIEW.

>> IT WAS THAT LOOK.

>> Jon: WHAT KIND OF ART ANDHE WAS LIKE STILL LIFE!

ALL RIGHT.

I GOTTA GET OUT OF HERE YOU AREA NUT.

>> STILL LIFE.

I LIKE STILL LIFE.

>> Jon: I DON'T KNOW WHAT THATIS.

>> RENAISSANCE.

>> Jon: THIS GROUP OF ARTPROFESSORS WENT IN AND --

>> AND THEY WERE ALL LET'S SAYNOT SPRING CHICKENS.

>> Jon: ONE OF THEM IS STILLALIVE, YES?

>> YES.

LAST NIGHT WE DID THE PREMIERE,HARRY ETTLINGER, WHO IS 90SOMETHING, THE YOUNGEST AT THE

TIME WE GOT TO INTRODUCE HIM.

A REALLY FUN NIGHT LAST NIGHT.

EXCITING.

>> Jon: DID YOU GET A CHANCETO SPEAK WITH HIM AFTERWARDS.

>> I DON'T TALK TO HIM.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: YOU ARE A BIG STAR.

I WASN'T GOING TO TALK TO HIM.

>> I WAS BUSY.

MATT DAMON.

OTHER PEOPLE THERE.

[ LAUGHTER ]NO I UNDERSTAND

THAT. IT'S YOU AND DAMON ANDBIEBER IN THE V.I.P. ROOM.

>> BIEBER, BY THE WAY, SUCKINGON EVERYBODY'S BREAST.

>> Jon: DID YOU SEE THATPICTURE?

>> I DID.

I WAS -- AH, OFFENDED.

>> Jon: I DON'T KNOW WHERE YOUFIND THE TIME, WRITE, DIRECT,

PRODUCE, ACT.

DID YOU.

THIS I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IT.

WHEN IS IT?

FRIDAY?

>> COMES OUT FRIDAY, IF ITDOESN'T SNOW US ALL TO DEATH.

WHAT IS GOING ON?

>> Jon: WE ELECTED A COMMUNISTAND GOD HAS DECIDED TO

PUNISH US.

IT'S A PURE WRATH SITUATION.

I APOLOGIZE.

>> THAT'S OKAY.

I TAKE IT.

>> Jon: MONUMENTS MEN INTHEATERS ON FRIDAY HERE.

GEORGE CLOONEY.

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