Never saw her elevate her game: George Clooney on Hillary Clinton's loss

ANI | Updated: Sep 26, 2017 17:17 IST

London [UK], Sept. 26 (ANI): Hollywood actor George Clooney, a lifelong Democrat, has a theory about why Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump.

According to The Independent, the 56-year-old filmmaker shared that Hillary lost the election because she is not good at communicating things.

In an interview, he said, "Here's what I mean. She was more qualified than even her husband was when he was elected president, but she's not as good at communicating things. That's simply true. When she got up and gave a speech, it didn't soar."

The 'Money Monster' star also revealed that Hillary, for years, has been the presumptive nominee, and quite honestly, she was incredibly qualified for the job.

He added, "But being qualified for the job does not necessarily mean you're the right person to be president."

Though he continued to support her, and believed she'd have done a great job as president.

Clooney noted, "It was frustrating because I never saw her elevate her game."

However, he also acknowledged that being a woman "made it a much harder uphill battle".

"I think that she wasn't particularly good at articulating the things that she wanted to do, and unfortunately we live at a time right now where articulating what you want to do is more potent in the electorate than the other way around," explained Clooney.

On the professional front, his next directorial venture 'Suburbicon,' which stars Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac in pivotal roles, is scheduled to UK cinemas on November 24. (ANI)

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