The proposal was so unexpected that Amal kept saying, "Oh my God," and "Wow," instead of giving an immediate answer.
"Finally I just said, listen, I'm  and I've been on my knee now for about 28 minutes so I've got to get an answer out of this," George told "I may not be able to stand back up."The wedding was planned later that year in the country where they first met. 27, 2014 in Venice in front of around 100 guests, including Cindy Crawford, Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, and Bono..
/ AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)WESTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 01: Amal Clooney and George Clooney arrive at the premiere of Universal Pictures' 'Hail, Caesar!
' at Regency Village Theatre on February 1, 2016 in Westwood, California.
(Photo by Gregg De Guire/Wire Image)WESTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 01: George Clooney and Amal Clooney arrives at the Premiere Of Universal Pictures' 'Hail, Caesar!
AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 25: Lawyer Amal Clooney (R) and actor George Clooney (L) attends the Tokyo premiere of 'Tomorrowland' at Roppongi Hills on May 25, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan.However, George's rep denied that they were dating at the time.But by February 2014, the two were holding hands at the White House screening of George's movie In April 2014, George proposed to Amal over a romantic home-cooked meal."Even better if you've been waiting your whole life." were first seen in public together having dinner at a London restaurant in October 2013.Publications across the country wondered if the confirmed bachelor had a new woman in his life.Wearing white palazzo pants with red stripes and a red top, Amal looked radiant as she and George, casually dressed in jeans and a white short-sleeved button-up, held hands on their way to dinner at Le Darsene with a couple of friends.