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George Clooney may have nabbed Sexiest Man Alive honors again, but his Ocean's 13 co-star isn't taking the snub lightly.

Okay, that's a complete lie. Matt Damon doesn't even mention his friend in a recent interview with Details magazine. But many celebrities do have kind things to say about this popular actor.

Matt Damon on Piers Morgan

Stars such as Ben Affleck, Robert DeNiro and Angelina Jolie talk about Damon in next month's issue. Meanwhile, here are excerpts from the man himself.

On the Hollywood limelight:
"I've worked very hard in interviews to portray a very polite and boring person. I'm actively trying to get away from the overexposure that happened eight years ago."

On giving interviews:
"The only thing a celebrity can do in one of these articles is hurt their own career. If I give you a really good interview, am I going to get a movie out of it? F--k no! So what's the argument for saying anything, unless you have this rampaging need to please?"

** THG Note: Lindsay Lohan certainly has a need to please ... every guy she meets

On being famous:
"I'd heard people say, ‘You'll enjoy being famous for a week, and you'll never enjoy it again.' I don't even feel like I had that week. I was so busy working that I didn't even get to notice that moment."

On turning down the cover of Rolling Stone:
"Harvey [Weinstein] came to the set of Rounders and was yelling at me, going, ‘What the f--k is wrong with you? Did you ever think you'd be on the cover of Rolling Stone? And I said ‘Sure, I dreamed about it when I was a kid, but I'm already on the cover of nine other f--king magazines. My own grandmother told me she's sick of seeing me. I can't do this anymore."

On being selective with his roles:
"I want the kind of career Robert Duvall has. I don't feel [that] chasing movies like this is going to lead to a 40-year career. I'd rather be broke."

** THG Note: Or, as it will soon be known, Damon would rather be "Kevin Federline-d"

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by Mischalova at

... and they're doing something about it!

A public service announcement featuring the famous of the famous is set to air. Among those pledging their support against poverty include Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Julia Roberts and George Clooney.

A Clooney Close Up

The stars recently filmed a public service announcement that shows them patiently waiting their turn at a voting booth.

The queue also includes New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady, Toby Keith and Alfre Woodard.

But they're not promoting a candidate or political party. The ad is an effort to raise support for ONE: The Campaign to Make Poverty History.

"This is a first step in a long-term effort to start making the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty part of the election conversation, and Americans can be part of that by joining ONE.org," Damon says in the spot, which is slated to run through Nov. 7's Election Day.

The PSA started airing Monday on MTV and will also run on FOX, Comedy Central, Spike TV and other stations, as well as MySpace.com and YouTube.com.

Says Clooney: "Both this election and as we start to look toward 2008, you can talk with the candidates, you can get on their Web sites, let them know that you will be asking them about their positions and to do even more to save lives in Africa and the world's poorest countries."

Adds country star Keith, "My deal has always been, forget politics. … I've been to Africa and seen it firsthand; it left a mark on me that I have to live with now, so I want to do my part."

According to the official Web site for ONE (www.one.org), which was launched with the help of Bono, the organization "is a coalition of 2 million people and over 70 non-profit, advocacy and humanitarian organizations."

The site points out that ONE is supported by "such notable people as: Brad Pitt, Tom Hanks, Pat Robertson, Kate Hudson, Rick Warren, Jamie Foxx, Jars of Clay, Penelope Cruz, Dave Matthews, Salma Hayek, George Clooney, Bill Gates and many, many others."

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by Mischalova at

The Bourne Daugther.

Matt Damon and wife Luciana could be starring in such an aptly titled film now that their first child has entered the world. On Sunday, the couple welcomed all seven pounds and seven ounces of Isabella at the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Hollywood, FL.

A Bourne Leader?

A source close to the couple says that the new parents are now home and that the baby is "beautiful." What insight. Thank goodness for close sources.

For whatever reason, Damon and his wife didn't make major headlines with this life-changing occurrence. They actually seemed to prefer privacy over perputal paparazzi attention. Weird. The pair could learn a lesson or two from other recent parents.

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