VIDEO: George Clooney Wins Bob Hope Humanitarian Award At Emmys

A-lister George Clooney received the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at Sunday’s Emmy Awards, as the hunky 49-year-old was recognized for his helping hand in charitable causes ranging from Hurricane Katrina to the devastating earthquake in Haiti.

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“Its important to remember how much good can get done because we live in such strange times where bad behavior sucks up all of the attention and the press,” Clooney told the audience. “And the people who really need the spotlight: the Haitians, the Sudanese, people in the Gulf Coast, Pakistan — they can’t get any.”

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The  American star, who has served as one of the United Nations Messengers of Peace since 2008, said he hopes “that some very bright person right here in the room or at home watching can help find a way to keep the spotlight burning on these heartbreaking situations that continue to be heartbreaking long after the cameras go away.

“That would be an impressive accomplishment,” he said.

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Oprah Winfrey and Bill Cosby are previous winners of the award.


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