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George Clooney Learns Of Brangelina Divorce During Interview At UN

"It's an unfortunate story about a family. I feel very sorry to hear that," longtime Brad Pitt pal George Clooney said when informed by a CNN reporter at the UN.

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George Clooney apparently learned that Angelina Jolie had filed to divorce his longtime pal Brad Pitt when informed by a CNN reporter during an interview at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.

"I didn't know that," Clooney said, looking caught off guard. "I feel very sorry then. That's a sad story and unfortunate for a family."

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"It's an unfortunate story about a family. I feel very sorry to hear that," Clooney repeated. "That's the first I've heard of it."

Pitt and Clooney have had a famous bromance since appearing in Ocean's Eleven, Twelve, and Thirteen together, and have started a charity together aimed at combating human rights violations in Darfur.

Watch Clooney responding to news of the divorce here:

WATCH: George Clooney is stunned when CNN tells him Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt are divorcing https://t.co/Hos12fgCZp

Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a reporter and night editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Hawaii.

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