At this point, you've heard George Clooney is engaged
. When we first learned of the silver fox's plans, we admittedly felt a bit confused. Isn't Clooney supposed to be the eternal bachelor? Is there a chance this is all just a rumor? Of course, the reports of the actor's engagement seem to be quite true, and we couldn't be happier for him (even if we are a little sad for ourselves).
But, we realized the reason we were so reluctant to believe the story at first was not just Clooney's perpetual lack of commitment. But, because he keeps his life so very private, Clooney has been a figure prone to rumors and wild speculation. This time, he's throwing the masses a bone, but his decades in the spotlight have ushered in an array of Clooney rumors. Sometimes they were ridiculous, sometimes they turned out to be fact, and sometimes they were never quite laid to rest. Ahead, five out-there whisperings the actor's encountered during his career.