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Clooney's Pig RIP

Clooney's Pig RIP

George has often talked about the longest relationship he's ever had and it's with his pet pig Max. His faithful companion of 18 years died this weekend while George was out of town promoting The Good German. However, we can all be comforted by the fact that Max led a long happy life. At 18 years of age, his vet said that Max was the oldest pig he had ever seen. Here's more:

"He just died, like an hour ago," PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, 45, tells USA Today.

"He was as old a pig as the vets had ever seen. I was really surprised, because he's been a big part of my life," says Clooney, who even sometimes shared the same bed with his pet.

"It has been a bad year for my pets," Clooney tells the newspaper. "I had a bulldog that died this year, too. It's strange how animals become a bit part of your family. They really become a big issue with you."

The pig, in fact, was sometimes featured in interviews with Clooney, who called him "Max, the star."

As for finding a successor, "No," Clooney insists. "I think Max covered all my pig needs."

Our thoughts are with you George. Rest in peace, Max. More pics of Mr. Clooney looking hot as always at The Good German premiere last Friday night, so


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Trixie6 Trixie6 10 years
Bless his heart. It's so hard to lose a pet.
playsindirt playsindirt 10 years
I never got the whole pig deal. I think it was a guise to keep women away.
kalisons2 kalisons2 10 years
If you need someone to help you get past the grief, George, let me know...YUM!!!!! ~~~~~~~~****~~~~~~~~~ kitten with a whip...
notoriousrem_22 notoriousrem_22 10 years
i love george clooney. "stay far from timid, only make moves when your hearts in it and live the phrase sky's the limit."
JennaV JennaV 10 years
Damn, that sucks :( I know he loved that pig just like a child. How sad for him. George just seems like one of the nicest guys out there. Oh, and I used to watch his dad on Channel 5 (and Jerry Springer!) in Cincinnati when I was little :)
jlana jlana 10 years
I have two dogs and I don't know how I'm going to cope when they inevitably die. They really do become just another member of the family, except they're the most spoiled (well, my dogs are anyways) On another note, I had no idea George Clooney had a pig! That must be cool ...
SWEET-C9363 SWEET-C9363 10 years
everyone knows i love piggies :@) poor george.
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 10 years
This is so sad. :( RIP Max and bulldog. I think it would be great to have a little pink pig as a pet.
radarkitty radarkitty 10 years
It's always hard to lose a pet you love so much, no matter what kind of pet it is. ((((big hugs ♥))) to George.
Imabeliever Imabeliever 10 years
Sorry about your sweet pet pig George! I know you loved him. :( George is straight and has some Italian blood in him I think to answer the previous questions.
sashak sashak 10 years
poor piggie. at least he lived a nice long life. I have a friend who has a pig & they really are pretty good pets
SailorMarie SailorMarie 10 years
AWWWW...poor little piggy...it is sad to lose a pet. I cannot imagine living with a pig for 18 years, WOW!
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
Aww sad news. :@)
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 10 years
George, if you're reading this and you feel lonely, give me a call. I may not be a quadroped with a curly tail and a snout, but I'm cuddly and lazy and I can eat a LOT when I want to. :WINK::@)
paigesweetkisses paigesweetkisses 10 years
Max went to Piggy heaven :)
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 10 years
Aw. Poor Max, and poor George. :SNIFF:
Jenny86 Jenny86 10 years
I'm sorry to ask this question. But, is George Clooney white, or is he of mixed race like Mariah Carey? God, he's so hot!
nyarce nyarce 10 years
Is he gay? I don't care if he is and find him beautiful none the less, but I am curious to know. Anyone know? *nance*
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