"My only doubt was if she thought maybe it was too soon," the director said of asking the big question, during which he spent 20 minutes on his knee while Amal stood in shock."But there was no doubt that we were the right couple and that we were the right team. Immediately, we felt we were just happy, and we have been happy ever since."Now, George's eyes are on his family's future with hopes that his son and daughter grow up with a sense of humor, compassion and interests with their "lucky" mom and dad at their side. Sometimes in life it doesn't happen on your schedule, but you find the person that you were always supposed to be with.
and Mrs., but ultimately decided they wanted to give it a go.
"Amal and I were talking and we just felt we'd gotten very lucky, both of us, and we should share whatever good luck we've got.
It would seem self-centered to just have that belong to us," he told the magazine.
"And I said, 'Great.' And then he goes, 'And there's the second one.' And I was like, 'What?
' We just sat there, staring at that piece of paper they give you, and I kept thinking there was a mistake."They've also since taken in a Yazidi refugee who was almost killed by ISIS. home, and is studying at the University of Chicago. This is something that we can do.'", shaking her head to a question about more children.
When asked during the interview what has most surprised her about George in the four years they've been together, Amal replied, "What a great father he is."Of course, no matter how smoothly parenting duties are going, two newborns still take their toll on the first-time mom and dad—regardless of how famous they are.