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George Clooney and wife Amal celebrate their eighth wedding anniversary with a New York date night

George Clooney and wife Amal Clooney looked ever in love while celebrating their eighth wedding anniversary on Tuesday. 

The Ocean’s Eleven star, 61, looked dapper in a dark suit, while his famous attorney wife, 44, showed off her legs in a stylish pleated zebra skirt and stiletto boots.

The couple – who wed in 2014 – reportedly attended a correspondents’ dinner with journalists Lesley Stahl and Gayle King on their special night.

Eight years! George Clooney and wife Amal Clooney looked ever in love while celebrating their eighth wedding anniversary on Tuesday

The statuesque Amal completed her outfit with a smart black turtleneck and matched her skirt with a zebra clutch.

The glamorous human rights lawyer wore her voluminous chocolate locks cascading down her shoulders and back. 

As for glam, the Lebanese-British beauty opted for black eyeliner and a red lipstick on her pout.

Chic: The Ocean's Eleven star, 61, looked dapper as ever in a dark suit, while his famous attorney wife, 44, showed off her legs in a stylish pleated zebra skirt and stiletto boots

Chic: The Ocean’s Eleven star, 61, looked dapper as ever in a dark suit, while his famous attorney wife, 44, showed off her legs in a stylish pleated zebra skirt and stiletto boots

Ever the gentleman, the Hollywood heartthrob held his wife’s hand and placed another steadying hand on her back as he helped her navigate the streets in her high heels.

The outing comes after George gushed over his ‘magical wife’ Amal as they were seen attending the History Talks event together on Saturday. 

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight about their relationship, George said there is ‘no downside’ when it comes to being married to Amal.

Helping hand: Ever the gentleman, the Hollywood heartthrob held his wife's hand and placed another steadying hand on her back as he helped her navigate the streets in her high heels

Helping hand: Ever the gentleman, the Hollywood heartthrob held his wife’s hand and placed another steadying hand on her back as he helped her navigate the streets in her high heels

He said: ‘Eight years! And they said it wouldn’t last. Everything about my wife is sort of magical, as I think everybody has come to realize as they see her and hear her and hear what she stands for. There’s just no downside to her!’  

The Gravity star was also asked about the ‘moral code’ he and his wife hope to instill in their five-year-old twins Alexander and Ella.

He said: ‘The same thing I think everybody wants to instill in their kids, really. Which is to pay attention to other people. In my family, the rules were always “Challenge people with power, defend people with less power.” And if you can do that, you’ve had a good life.’

So in love: The outing comes after George gushed over his 'magical wife' and said there is 'no downside' to marrying her as they were seen attending the History Talks event on Saturday

So in love: The outing comes after George gushed over his ‘magical wife’ and said there is ‘no downside’ to marrying her as they were seen attending the History Talks event on Saturday

George and Amal were introduced in 2013 by mutual friends.

The actor explained during a previous appearance on David Letterman’s Netflix show, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, about the day he first met his future wife. ‘It’s the wildest thing. A mutual friend of ours said, “I’m stopping by and can I bring my friend?”‘

‘And I was like, “Of course.” I got a call from my agent who called me and said, “I met this woman who’s coming to your house who you’re gonna marry,”‘ the actor added.

Upon crossing paths, sparks immediately flew. One year later, George got down on one knee and proposed.

Throwback: George and Amal - who share five-year-old twins Alexander and Ella - met back in 2013, and tied the knot at a lavish ceremony in Venice in 2014; Pictured 2014 in Italy

Throwback: George and Amal – who share five-year-old twins Alexander and Ella – met back in 2013, and tied the knot at a lavish ceremony in Venice in 2014; Pictured 2014 in Italy

When reflecting on the special night, the star told The Hollywood Reporter that Amal was utterly surprised and it took her a few moments to respond.

‘She just kept staring at the ring, going, “Oh, my God.” It was 20 minutes of me on my knee, waiting for her to say yes, because she was so shocked.’

They got their marriage license in London on August 7, 2014 and tied the knot at a lavish ceremony in Venice in 2014. Following the wedding they had a final civil ceremony on September 29 at Ca’Farsetti, Venice’s town hall.

The couple went on to welcome their twins Ella and Alexander in June 2017. 

Wedded bliss: The couple seen arriving at their civil ceremony - which followed their wedding - on September 29 at Ca'Farsetti, Venice's town hall

Wedded bliss: The couple seen arriving at their civil ceremony – which followed their wedding – on September 29 at Ca’Farsetti, Venice’s town hall

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