April 26 Hollywood leading man George Clooney,
who has said he was not suited for marriage, is engaged to
British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, according to media reports on
Alamuddin, 36, was spotted last week wearing a large ring at
a Los Angeles restaurant where she and Clooney, 52, were
apparently celebrating their engagement with friends, People
magazine reported, citing anonymous sources.
"George and Amal are trying to keep things very low-key, but
they also aren't really trying to hide this, it doesn't seem,"
said a source quoted by People.
The New York Post also reported the couple's engagement.
Clooney's representative, Stan Rosenfield, did not respond
to an email from Reuters seeking confirmation. He told the Post
on Friday that he did not comment on the actor's personal life.
Clooney and Alamuddin have been dating since October,
according to media reports. She practices international and
human rights law, and Clooney is an international human rights
The two-time Oscar winner has been married once, but since
his 1993 divorce from wife Talia Balsam has remained one of
Hollywood's most eligible bachelors.
(Reporting by Kevin Murphy; Editing by Colleen Jenkins)