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Julia Roberts offers George Clooney twin-raising advice

 

Julia Roberts, 49, says pal George Clooney ‘doesn’t need parenting advice’ but admits twins can be hard when ‘there’s no one there at 3 am’

She’s an international superstar as well as a mother of three kids (two of them are twins).

So Julia Roberts is probably better than anyone to give close friend, ultra-celeb and soon-to-be father of twins George Clooney parenting tips.

While appearing on Ellen Friday, the 49-year-old darling explained parenting boils down to ‘trial and error and a whole lot of tears’ but that her Ocean’s Eleven costar and wife Amal ‘are a great couple and don’t need advice.’

Parenting pro! Julia Roberts offered some choice advice to pal George Clooney about raising twins while visiting Ellen Friday

Parenting pro! Julia Roberts offered some choice advice to pal George Clooney about raising twins while visiting Ellen Friday

She described her friendship with the 56-year-old heartthrob as ‘the goofiest pals ever.’

Then Julia explained that parenting is always a learning experience.

‘You know, nobody’s there at three o’clock in the morning when you’re just going “What are we doing? Where did they come from?” she said.

The Runaway Bride actress finished by offering her vote of confidence for the power couple, telling Ellen that Amal and George ‘are a great couple and they don’t need advice from me or anybody else.’

Goofballs! The 49-year-old starlet described she and her Ocean's Eleven castmate as the 'goofiest pals ever'. Above Julia and buddy are pictured at Canne Film Festival in May 2016

Goofballs! The 49-year-old starlet described she and her Ocean’s Eleven castmate as the ‘goofiest pals ever’. Above Julia and buddy are pictured at Canne Film Festival in May 2016

Trial and error! The star explained that raising kids requires lots of learning on the job, because 'nobody's there at three o'clock in the morning when you're just going "What are we doing?"

Trial and error! The star explained that raising kids requires lots of learning on the job, because ‘nobody’s there at three o’clock in the morning when you’re just going “What are we doing?”

While George is just starting his parenting journey, Julia’s twins are growing up quick.

Hazel and Finn, who the Pretty Woman described as ‘very different’, celebrate their 13th birthday in November.

She and husband of 15 years Danny Moder also have a younger son, Henry, who is almost 10.

Family photo: The star has three children with husband Danny Moder (center-left), twins Hazel (center) and Fin (far right), 12, and Henry who is almost 10 (far left).

Family photo: The star has three children with husband Danny Moder (center-left), twins Hazel (center) and Fin (far right), 12, and Henry who is almost 10 (far left).

Superlative starlet: The Runaway Bride beauty revealed her fifth time as People's 'Most Beautiful Woman' is both a 'sweet, but... also embarrassing' honor

Superlative starlet: The Runaway Bride beauty revealed her fifth time as People’s ‘Most Beautiful Woman’ is both a ‘sweet, but… also embarrassing’ honor

And after three children, the Georgia native still easily earned the title of People’s ‘Most Beautiful Woman’ this year, an honor which Ellen was sure to discuss with the starlet.

Showing off the sweetheart’s ‘Most Beautiful’ People Magazine cover, the hostess asked Julia how it feels to grace the cover for the fifth time.

‘It’s sweet, but it’s also embarrassing… and it’s flattering but we could poll people’s secret thoughts and there’d be a group of people who say “I don’t get it,”‘ the star explained, ‘But I have those days also.’

Giving back: Red Nose Day founder Richard Curtis stopped by to talk about the org's mission and how Roberts has been working with them

Giving back: Red Nose Day founder Richard Curtis stopped by to talk about the org’s mission and how Roberts has been working with them

Eye opening: The Georgia-born starlet also talked about her recent trip to rural Africa with Bear Grylls, where they delivered vaccines in partnership with Red Nose Day

Eye opening: The Georgia-born starlet also talked about her recent trip to rural Africa with Bear Grylls, where they delivered vaccines in partnership with Red Nose Day

At the show, Julia also talked about her latest adventure with Red Nose Day.

The star just returned from an eye-opening mission to Africa with Bear Grylls where they delivered life saving vaccines to rural villages with the non-profit.

Though the actress admitted she initially signed up ‘to impress’ hubby Danny Moder with her journey, it was a ‘life-changing experience.’

Head in the clouds: Ellen and Julia played a game of Heads Up with the Love Actually creator

Head in the clouds: Ellen and Julia played a game of Heads Up with the Love Actually creator

Big bucks! Shutterfly generously donated $25k to the organization, which Ellen and Julia presented with a giant check

Big bucks! Shutterfly generously donated $25k to the organization, which Ellen and Julia presented with a giant check

Ellen and Julia were joined by Red Nose Day founder, filmmaker Richard Curtis to talk a bit about their mission and play a fun game.

At the show, the Love Actually creator announced that donations made on rednoseday.org/ellen will be matched by partners the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Getting a chance to raise even more funds, Julia and Richard joined Ellen for a game of Heads Up, which ended with a surprise donation of $25k courtesy of Shutterfly.

Julia Roberts visit with Ellen airs Friday May 19 on NBC. Red Nose Day is Thursday May 25.

Game on! You can catch Julia, Richard and Ellen on Friday May 19 on NBC

Game on! You can catch Julia, Richard and Ellen on Friday May 19 on NBC

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4522906/Julia-Roberts-offers-George-Clooney-twin-raising-advice.html

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