10/05/2011 01:59 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

George Clooney On Ryan Gosling's Success: It's His Hair

We couldn't put our finger on the one reason why Ryan Gosling seems to by Hollywood's newest "it" guy -- but there is one person who's dialed into the reason behind Gosling's recent catapult to megastar success. George Clooney.

At the Los Angeles premiere of the pair's latest flick, "The Ides of March," Clooney explains that it's Gosling's coif that has him in the Tinseltown hot seat.

"Mostly it's the way he dresses and his hair," Clooney told PopSugar when asked why Gosling is so successful. "It's what makes actors big -- the way they dress and their hair."

But joking aside, Clooney also had a few nice things to say about his co-star. Check out the video below for more.