The 60-year-old actor was in his holiday villa on Lake Como when the floods hit northern Italy. George Clooney did not hesitate to mingle with the locals to lend them a hand.
Owner of a sumptuous villa on Lake Como, the American actor lived there with his wife Amal and their two children when the terrible floods hit northern Italy. Torrential rains fell on their holiday home but it still seems to have been relatively spared.
The villages surrounding Lake Como have been heavily affected. More than sixty people had to be rescued. This is why George Clooney did not hesitate to roll up his sleeves to lend a hand to the affected premises.
Photos have been circulated by several media showing the American actor alongside the inhabitants and traders of Laglio. He told Italian media: “It’s so much worse than everyone thinks. We were in Cernobbio and it was not right, but here in Laglio it is much worse. They think it will take years and millions of dollars. before rebuilding everything. This city has always been there, it will remain standing, it will be stronger and come back even better, it is a very resilient city. “
George Clooney acquired Villa L’Oleandra in 2002 for $ 14 million. It is a building dating from the 18e century.