Gotta Watch: Clooney: God of love; plumb luck; flare up there; down with brown
Ohio welcomes "God's gift to women" with a George Clooney mural.
February 17th, 2011
11:21 AM ET

Gotta Watch: Clooney: God of love; plumb luck; flare up there; down with brown

George Clooney: God's gift to women - Celebrities aren't Gods. They're just touched by them. A Cincinnati artist has painted a 4 by 10-foot mural that casts actor George Clooney in the role of Adam in Michelangelo's famous painting "The Creation of Adam." Apparently the actor is in town to film a movie and the artist wants to welcome him with open arms and graphic abs. This package is a crown jewel in the pantheon of local news campiness.

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    Only in Ohio...

    February 17, 2011 at 11:25 am | Report abuse |
    • George T. Clooney


      February 17, 2011 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mmmmm

      Interesting, how the artist's interpretation limited its pastel color selection to those associated with nausea and sea sickness...

      February 20, 2011 at 1:30 am | Report abuse |
  2. orchid

    George Clooney is HOT!
    I bet he's hotter than those Solar Flares! LOL 🙂

    February 17, 2011 at 1:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • George T. Clooney

      Thank you.

      February 17, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  3. crayfish

    As someone who lives in Cincinnati... that painting is an embarassment

    February 17, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • swohio

      Tell me about it. It's stupid the way this city goes nuts when any celebrity comes to town. No offense to George Clooney, of course. I just think people in Cincinnati make too much of a big deal about things like this.

      February 17, 2011 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • George T. Clooney

      Cincinnati sounds scarey.

      February 17, 2011 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |

    If I were George Clooney, I'd be as mad as a hornet seeing my picture get posted that way. There are limits as to how far the paprazzi should go and this is extreme to say the least.

    February 17, 2011 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • George T. Clooney

      ActualyI would use the term mad as a hippo with a hernia.

      February 17, 2011 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Keith

    That doesnt show any hair on chest which makes him look like a naked schoolboy

    February 17, 2011 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • George T. Clooney

      I shave.

      February 17, 2011 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Eva

    I would love to hear what George thinks about this:)

    February 17, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • George T. Clooney

      Quite frankly, I am a bit disturbed by this so called "mural." As such, both my agent, Bryan Lourd, and myself have since cancelled my trip to the city of Cincinnati. We have asked that my shoot be conducted in a closed Hollywood studio as well. Hopefully, in the future, I can plan another trip to the fair city of Cincinnati, OH with less "fanfare" than what has been currently shown.

      February 17, 2011 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Utterly violet

    Apparently this poster poser Mr. Clooney doesn't remember coming to OTR in Cincinnati, dining with both his parents. He's not going anywhere because he's from the area.

    Side note: Apparently Gosling is getting a little frisky in Mt. Adams. Oh well, at least he's in the hip and happening part of town now.

    February 17, 2011 at 3:08 pm | Report abuse |
  8. JACK


    February 17, 2011 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Utterly violet

    Also, this is why I watch channel 9 or 12 and not 5. Sorry Valerie.

    February 17, 2011 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Brenda T.

    No, he is not God's gift to women. GOD only had on gift and that is Jesus. This is just disgusting.

    February 17, 2011 at 3:48 pm | Report abuse |

      I totally agree with you,Brenda. Never mind these jokers here.

      February 17, 2011 at 4:20 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Diana

    I'm sitting here wandering why artist thinks George Clooney is Gods Gift to Women????

    February 17, 2011 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Joel2208

    I see that some joker usurped your ID,George. Some people have no manners!

    February 17, 2011 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Mmmmm funny his head is dispropotionately small. However another complimentary acclaimation like no other: a wall mural...should label the image on bottled wine or salad dressing and see if it sells.

    February 18, 2011 at 4:08 am | Report abuse |
  14. Oralia Frasca

    I certainly need to think much more in that way and find out a few things i can do over it.

    May 8, 2011 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |