So, y'know how celebrities tend to give their kids some ~truly wild~ names? Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Television You know, names like Canopy or Anchovy or Hamstring or Birchbox or Charleston Chew? Katrinaelena / Getty Images Well, George Clooney just made it clear that he and his wife Amal want none of that business. Tiziana Fabi / AFP / Getty Images In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, George was asked for the inspiration behind his twins' names — Alexander and Ella. And his answer was kinda hilarious. CBS "Uh...we just didn't want to have really dumb names," he began. Alberto Pizzoli / AFP / Getty Images He went on to explain that, because their kids were inevitably going to be in the public eye, he and Amal just wanted to give them as much normalcy as possible. Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images "We figured these kids are going to be looked at a lot and watched and [have their] every move sort of judged," he said. "And we wanted them to at least have a break with the names." Mike Coppola / Getty Images "So we looked for some sort of normal names. We didn't have any great inspiration. It wasn't Alexander the Great and Ella Fitzgerald." Andreas Solaro / AFP / Getty Images I mean, personally, I like it when celebrities give their kids unique names! How else are you gonna legally trademark them before they're even born?? Santypan / Getty Images But, whatever! You do you, George. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF E!