George Clooney: Skinny Dipping Is "a Tradition" at My Lake Como House
Who doesn't love to swim in the nude?
At George Clooney's Lake Como house in Italy, skinny dipping is pretty much a rite of passage for all of his guests!
"[Skinny dipping] is a tradition at my house!" the 50-year-old told Us Weekly on Wednesday at the Ides of March premiere in NYC. "It's funny. Some people skinny dip, but I always go upstairs and put a suit on and then I jump in the lake."
Clooney's costar Marisa Tomei told Conan O'Brien on Tuesday about skinny dipping in the lake at the actor's Italian estate. "Charlie Rose can be hot. [He, Evan Rachel Wood and I] had some hijinks over there," she said. "We would all end up skinny dipping!"
When Us asked Clooney about Tomei's comments, he quipped: "Let me tell you. First I got Walter Cronkite to jump in. Then I got David Gergen to jump in. And I used Walter Cronkite to get Gergen to jump in. And I used Marisa and Evan in the lake to get Charlie Rose to jump in."
So besides stripping down, what does the Oscar winner do to unwind? He joked playfully, "Drink!"
The Ides of March opens in theaters Friday.