George Clooney Just Can't Stop Talking About Brad Pitt

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It's official: George Clooney is totally obsessed with Brad Pitt.

Whether talking about his looks, talents, girlfriend or children, Clooney just can't seem to stop gushing about his famous BFF. Apropos the "Gravity" star's recent Esquire interview, let's take a look at some of the many, many other times Clooney has name-dropped Pitt to the press in a feature we can only call: "Hollywood Bromances: 10 Signs George Clooney Is Really, Really Into Brad Pitt."

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    He's Always Comparing Himself To Brad
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    “For a long time now, Brad has been the biggest movie star in the world. He’s bigger than me, bigger than DiCaprio. And I really admire how he deals with that. It’s not easy for him. But he tries to be the most honest version of Brad Pitt that he can be. And he also remains unavailable. He’s still a giant movie star because you can’t get to him." -to Esquire, 2013
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    He Laughs At All Of Brad's Jokes
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    "My friends are rough on me. Brad Pitt's brutal, and Matt Damon. My friends used to change my outgoing phone message all the time. This was the old days, when you had a phone machine. They would change the message to something horrible and there was nothing I could do to change it back. That was always brilliant," -to Contact Music, 2012
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    He's Plans Surprises For Brad In His Free Time
    “I’m working on [a prank] right now for Brad Pitt. It might end his career. I’ve been working on it for two years. I’m not going to tell you what it is, but just know, I got it.” -to "Inside the Actor's Studio," 2012
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    He Knows How To Give Brad Space
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    "We’re good friends, but it’s different from what people think, meaning we don’t spend a lot of time together. He has been to my home in Como; we motorcycle together. But until recently, I hadn’t seen Brad in a year." -to The Hollywood Reporter, 2012
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    He's Proud Of Everything Brad's Accomplished
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    "Not only do I enjoy him as a person and respect his talent, but I also love what he does in the world. I can't speak highly enough about how hard he works at making the world better. I'm very proud to call him my friend.'' -to The Advocate, 2012
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    He's Happy To Lose (But Only To Brad)
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    "Brad is my pal, and we're a long way from that discussion anyway. But I'd like living in a world where Brad Pitt has an Academy Award. I watched Moneyball and I couldn't do what Brad does." -to Entertainment Weekly, 2012
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    He Wants To Be Godfather to Future Jolie-Pitt Children
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    "He is very handsome, I think. There's some story that I'm now going to be godfather of [Pitt and Angelina Jolie's] children. No [it's not true], but I enjoy hearing it." -to the Today Show, 2008
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    He Goes Out of the Way To Promote Brad's Best Personality Traits
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    "In terms of well-known celebrities, Brad's in New Orleans right now, and he's done a tremendous job of trying to bring focus and build houses and hit us all up for dough and building houses. And he's really good at that." -to PopSugar, 2010
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    Everything Feels Exciting When He's Working With Brad
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    "We're partners. We have a company together and we have sort of this life's too short rule and the life's too short rule for us is work with actors that are good and enjoy what they do and don't make other people unhappy. I think we're very lucky and very privileged to be here." -to Larry King, 2006
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    He Impersonates Brad In Public
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    “George was really the movie star gentleman; he made everybody comfortable, he was cracking jokes … He tried to pass himself off as Brad Pitt.” - Activist Fred Kramer, on George Clooney's 2012 protest outside the Sudanese Embassy