Yesterday it was billionaire Tesla Motors cofounder Elon Musk who took issue with the Cloonster's commentary, particularly the part where the actor gave a thumbs down to the environmentally friendly yet apparently troublesome Tesla he used to own.
"I had a Tesla," Clooney is quoted in the article in response to a semi-serious inquiry as to where his Hollywood-chic electric car was. "I was one of the first cats with a Tesla. I think I was, like, number five on the list. But I'm telling you, I've been on the side of the road a while in that thing.
"And I said to them, ‘Look, guys, why am I always stuck on the side of the f--king road? Make it work, one way or another.' "
And Musk, who is CEO and Chief Product Architect of Tesla, didn't get to where he is by sitting quietly on the sidelines.
"In other news, George Clooney reports that his iPhone 1 had a bug back in '07," the 42-year-old bigwig tweeted yesterday. (Your move, Tim Cook.)
Ironically, not too many people were talking about Clooney's Tesla diss considering what else was packed into Tom Junod's profile of the Monuments Men star.
Most noticeable was the swipe he seemingly took at Leonardo DiCaprio (Clooney's publicist clarified that the actor was solely talking about basketball manners) and the swipe he did take at Russell Crowe.
And per the article, Clooney had a gray Lexus, a black Porsche Carrera and a gleaming red 1959 Corvette convertible in his garage.