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George Clooney says he ‘f–ked up’ Batman ‘so bad,’ hated the ‘bat nipples’


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George Clooney is out right here speaking smack about his function as “Batman” once more.

This time, the 60-year-old filmmaker was at New York City’s DGA Theater following a screening of his upcoming movie, as director, “The Tender Bar,” starring Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan (“Ready Player One”), Lily Rabe (“American Horror Story”) and Christopher Lloyd (“Back To The Future”).

And, as soon as once more, a reporter current simply had to ask Clooney for a scorching tackle taking part in the Caped Crusader again in 1997 in “Batman & Robin” — and whether or not or not he’d do it another time.

“I did one superhero movie and I f–ked it up so bad they won’t let me near the set,” mentioned the Oscar-winning actor.

Coyly, he added, “I don’t want to get into all the bat nipples,” referring to his interview final 12 months with Howard Stern, by which he suggested costume designers for upcoming DC Comics’ “The Flash” to nix the nips in the new batsuit.

He additionally mentioned at the time that it “physically hurt” him to rewatch Joel Schumacher’s “Batman & Robin.”

The actor then pivoted away from superhero flicks to debate his strengths as a filmmaker. “My work, where my bread is buttered, is the kind of films that I grew up in the ’60s and ’70s, which is sort of the prime time for American filmmaking, which were all story-based,” Clooney defined.

Let’s hope that spouse Amal Almuddin Clooney is a fan of his interval work — as she gained’t be seeing his flip as Batman anytime quickly. Just final week at yet one more press junket for his new work, Amal revealed that her husband “won’t let me watch” the film, she mentioned.

“I want my wife to have some respect for me,” mentioned George.

His new movie “The Tender Bar” premiers in theaters nationwide on Dec. 22, and Amazon Prime Video on Jan. 7.

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“Batman & Robin,” directed by Joel Schumacher, starred George Clooney (middle) as Batman, Chris O’Donnell as Robin and Alicia Silverstone as Batgirl.
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