Lebanon's Druze Leader Welcomes George Clooney Into Community

Walid Jumblatt even says Amal Alamuddin, movie star's Beirut-born Druze fiance, is 'lucky' to have him.

The Druze are known as an insular community that does not look kindly on intermarriage with non-Druze. But the political leader of the large community in Lebanon, Walid Jumblatt, says he welcomes the prospective marriage of Beirut-born co-religionist Amal Alamuddin to George Clooney, the Weekly Standard reports.