Fresh from grabbing an Oscar for his film Argo, Hollywood star George Clooney added another award to his collection after picking up German Media Prize.
After the Oscars ceremony, The Descendants star went
straight to Germany to receive the award in honour of his
humanitarian efforts and political activism at a ceremony in
Baden-Baden, reported Contactmusic.
Peace activist Clooney founded the advocacy organisation
'Not On Our Watch' with fellow actors Brad Pitt, Matt Damon
and Don Cheadle to provide aid in places of international
crises such as Darfur, Burma and Zimbabwe.
Germany's Federal Labour Minister Ursula von der Leyen
praised Clooney for his courage.
The 51-year old actor-producer joins the league of former
US President Bill Clinton, Nelson Mandela and Dalai Lama who
have been honoured with the award previously.