“It’s that beautiful Lincoln Town Car and those dirty, scruffy women”: Shailene Woodley recalls the time George Clooney sent a driver to pick her up from a “sh *** y” hostel in Milan
George Clooney once sent a luxury car to pick up Shailene Woodley from a “* sh ** y” hostel in Milan, Italy.
The actress, 29, recalled when her The Descendants co-star, 60, invited her to visit her Lake Como home as she backpacked Italy while backpacking. talking to Hollywood journalist for their last issue.
Although Woodley and a friend made their way between trains and cheap hotels, they had a treat when Clooney sent a professional driver to pick them up in a “beautiful Lincoln Town Car”.
Friends in high places: Shailene Woodley told a story about George Clooney sending a fancy town car to pick up the actress from a ‘sh *** y’ hostel in Milan years ago in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter
“We are staying in a youth hostel in the middle of Milan, and he said to me: ‘Send me your address. I’ll send a car, ”she recalls.
“I was like, ‘No, we’re just going to take a train. He said, “Give me your fucking address.” So I gave him the address and we walked out, it’s this beautiful Lincoln Town Car and these dirty scruffy women with our backpacks.
Clooney bought his 18th century villa on Lake Como in 2002 and spends much of his time there with his wife Amal and their children.
The Big Little Lies actress Woodley said she was’ grateful ‘for all the experiences given as a young actress, telling THR:’ It was a sweet and fun time in life that I was able to experience so many different worlds from such a young age, very long lives and very small lives.
“I feel so grateful that the prospects that have been offered to me now as an adult have all come from my desire as a youngster not to spend all of my time in Los Angeles trying to pursue a career or to be something that I was not.
Shailene had previously praised George in 2014, calling him a “second father” in an interview with Splash Magazine.
Co-stars: The duo appeared together in The Descendants in 2011, seen together at the 64th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards in 2012 above
Fancy: Clooney bought his 18th century villa on Lake Como in 2002 and spends much of his time there with his wife Amal and their children
“It’s like my second father. He supports me, ”said Woodley. “I have never met anyone in the industry who is more grateful, who pays without talking about it in the press or telling someone else.”
Shailene also opened up about her personal life at THR, revealing how she and her fiance Aaron Rodgers waited “months and months” to announce their engagement.
“When we announced that we were engaged, we wanted to do it only because we didn’t want someone else to do it before us,” she told THR of the big reveal, who happened as Aaron accepted his MVP award in February. .
“And we didn’t do it for months and months after our engagement.”
Even after sharing the news, the couple continued to be shy about their romance.
Shailene said: “The reaction to this has been really strong, so we were like, ‘Let’s politely decline [to talk about the relationship] for a little while and live in our little bubble. “
Their secret: In the interview, Shailene and her fiancé Aaron Rodgers did not announce their engagement until “months and months” after it happened