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George and Amal Clooney are expecting twins

George and Amal Clooney
George and Amal Clooney attend the Netflix special screening and reception of 'The White Helmets' at the Bvlgari Hotel on January 9, 2017 in London, England. . David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Netflix

It looks like Beyoncé and Jay Z aren’t the only celebrity power couple expecting twins in 2017.

On Thursday’s episode of The Talk, Julie Chen confirmed that supercouple Amal and George Clooney are expecting twins.

Chen made the announcement on the program, which airs on Global TV, during its hot topics segment. After discussing who gets the armrest on a plane, Chen joked that Clooney should give his wife the option.

Chen went on to elaborate on the pregnancy confirmation: “What we did find out, that no one else is reporting, is that the twins are due this June.”

READ MORE: Beyoncé is pregnant with twins

ET Canada was also able to connect with George’s pal, Matt Damon, who noted he’s overjoyed for the couple.

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“I’m thrilled for him. She’s amazing. He hit the jackpot. Just on every level. She is a remarkable woman. They’re gonna be great. They’re gonna be awesome parents. Those kids are lucky.”

He went on to describe the moment George told him he was going to be a dad.

“I was working with him last fall and he pulled me aside on set and I mean, I almost started crying. I was so happy for him. And I was like, ‘how far along is she?’ And he goes, ‘eight weeks.'”

Damon followed that up with: “‘Are you out of your mind?! Don’t tell anybody else! Don’t tell anybody else! Don’t you know the 12-week rule?’ Like of course he doesn’t. And then four weeks later, I’m like, ‘we’re good right?'” And George confirmed, “We’re good.”

 

Amal, 39, and George, 55, have been married for over two years, after tying the knot in Italy in September 2014.

READ MORE: Madonna confirms Malawi adoption on Instagram: ‘I can confirm I have completed adopting twin sisters’

Lebanon’s Daily Star reported Amal Clooney’s pregnancy in early January, citing a family friend from the country, but it was never confirmed.

Ever since 2015, there have been rumoured sightings of the Clooneys visiting fertility clinics. According to New York Daily News, the couple’s London mansion was recently remodelled, and the plans included a nursery.

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Twitter exploded with happiness and joy for the pair after the news broke.

This news comes just over a week after Beyoncé broke the internet with the announcement she and Jay Z are expecting twins.

Madonna also confirmed this week she has adopted twin sisters from Malawi.

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