George Clooney Signs Emails As ‘Batman’!

George Clooney
Eighteen years after playing Batman, George Clooney still refers to himself as the Caped Crusader, a source reveals to Us Weekly Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 100 LIVES

George Clooney has his very own bat signal!

The star of 1997's Batman & Robin — whose email address surfaced April 16 in WikiLeaks’ Sony hack database — “often uses the names of his roles as pseudonyms,” a source close to the Ocean’s Eleven actor reveals to Us Weekly. “He signs emails to friends with a simple ‘Danny Ocean’ and he loves leaving voicemails saying, ‘This is Batman.’”

After all, he’s Batman forever. “George gets a kick out of the fact that he played Batman,” says the insider. “He’s so proud of all his movies.”

Wary of hackers, the 53-year-old refused to create an email account until the early 2000s — his first address was a tribute to his O Brother, Where Art Thou? character, Everett McGill! — adds the insider. “He never trusted it. He has always worried about people finding a way to access his information.”

Now, he’s especially reluctant to hit send, even when corresponding with wife of seven months, Amal, 37. “George prefers to communicate with her by phone,” adds the source. “He loves hearing her voice!”

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