Movie Hunk George Clooney Named U.N. Messenger of Peace


George Clooney


George Clooney has on Friday, January 18 been named a United Nations "messenger of peace."

Has received numerous honor for his acting career, not to mention that of People's Sexiest Man Alive predicate, George Clooney has just been honored for his humanitarian work, being appointed as United Nations "messenger of peace."

Clooney's designation as U.N. Messenger of Peace was announced Friday, January 18 by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. The movie hunk thus joins the likes of Michael Douglas and musician Yo-Yo Ma as previous celebrity U.N. honorees.

"You have seen first-hand the pain experienced by the victims of war and made it your personal mission to help end violence and human suffering," Moon said about Clooney's efforts to raise awareness of the Darfur crisis.

"Deeply honored to receive this appointment," Clooney stated he looked "forward to working with the United Nations in order to build public support for its critically important work in some of the most difficult, dangerous and dire places in the world."

Concerning his new duty, Clooney is set to promote the U.N.'s peacekeeping efforts in a location that will be assigned to him on January 31 at the world body's New York headquarters.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Khloe Kardashian Reveals Secret to Her Big and Perky Butt
  2. Britney Spears Freaks Out After Sex Tape Leaks Online
  3. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani 'Torn Apart' by Her 'Flirtation' With 'The Voice' Contestant
  4. Report: Generous George Clooney Under FBI Investigation for Money Laundering
  5. Brad Pitt Is Ready to Mend His Relationship With Angelina Jolie for the Sake of Their Kids
  6. Is Amber Rose Into a Woman Now? Model Sparks Rumors She's Hooking Up With Teyana Taylor
  7. Cher's 'Serious Family Issue' Forces Her to Drop Out of Lifetime's Flint Water Crisis Movie
  8. Iggy Azalea's Brand New Single 'Mo Bounce' Released in Full
  9. Report: Friends Fear for Lisa Rinna's Life as She Takes Pills to Stay Thin
  10. Running Out of Money? Blac Chyna 'Back On' With Rob Kardashian for Their Show

CELEBS PHOTO