So, apparently fearing a Clooney-free ceremony, the HFPA did the next best thing, announcing Monday that the group will present the actor/filmmaker with its honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2015 Golden Globes on Jan. 11 for his "impact on the world of entertainment."
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this post said Clooney had won three Golden Globes. He has won four.
The HFPA has given Clooney four Globes and 13 nominations over the years. His wins came in different categories: lead actor in a comedy/musical for "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," supporting actor in "Syriana," lead actor in a drama for
Clooney's Globes have plenty of company on his mantle or trophy case or wherever he displays them. The 53-year-old icon has also won two