When you’ve got an important cause you want to further, and you happen to be a huge celebrity, there’s only one thing to do — take it to the White House! George Clooney talked to reporters at the White House after a meeting with President Barack Obama about Sudan’s referendum yesterday, as well as attending an event at the Council of Foreign Relations. War could be ahead as oil-rich Southern Sudan seeks independence.
George recently visited the country with Today show correspondent Ann Curry.
The citizens of Southern Sudan will be voting in a few months on whether or not they want to secede from the rest of the nation, a potentially volatile situation.
To learn more about George’s efforts to keep peace in Sudan with Not On Our Watch, click here.