We weren't the only ones caught off guard by news of the Brangelina split.
"All right, don't shoot me on this last question," CNN's Richard Roth began. "It's a big story. You're friends with both of them. Your thoughts? Any thoughts? She's a humanitarian..."
"Angelina and your friend, Brad," Roth clarified.
"Oh, what happened?" Clooney questioned, and then Roth dropped the bomb. "They're divorcing."
Clooney's face visibly fell as he offered his condolences. "I didn't know that, wow," the actor and activist said. "I feel very sorry then. That's a sad story and unfortunate for a family. It's an unfortunate story about a family. I feel very sorry to hear that. That's the first I've heard of it."