"Amal is a human rights lawyer who worked on the Enron case, was an adviser to Kofi Annan regarding Syria, and was selected to a three-person U.N. commission investigating rules of war violations in the Gaza Strip.
"So tonight, her husband is getting a lifetime achievement award."
Clooney wasn't the only one who seemed to enjoy it.
This is just the latest in the back-and-forth between Clooney and the hosts. At last year's awards show, the ladies teased him for his tendency to date younger women.