George Clooney Feels Like Hillary Clinton

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George Clooney is laying the groundwork prior to the Oscars, poking fun at himself in an interview with Time magazine. The actor has been practicing his "it's an honor just being nominated" speech.

Clooney is nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his latest film Michael Clayton. Most people, including Clooney, believe the award will go to Daniel Day-Lewis for his role in There Will Be Blood.

"For me it's like being Hillary Clinton," says the Michael Clayton star. "If it weren't for Barack Obama, it would have been a good year." Adds Clooney: "I thought Daniel Day Lewis had the best performance of the year."

Although George doesn't foresee himself winning, he does think his co-star Tilda Swinton has a great shot at an award for Best Supporting Actress. I guess we will just have to tune in on Sunday night and watch the Oscars to see who the award winning stars will be.