Back in the day, specifically in 1995, George Clooney was not into being called a hunk.

E! News has resurfaced old footage of the Hail, Caesar! Star from several years back and he's shown opening up to us about some of the pitfalls—and perks—of fame.

"Anytime somebody says something nice about you, you're happy. It doesn't really matter what they're saying as long as they're not saying he's a shmuck, which happens as an actor."

The actor added that sometimes his good looks can pigeon hole him into being considered for parts he's not always interested in.

"It can be frustrating sometimes if you're trying to and have been trying for a long time to get away from those leading man kind of names they stick on you," he explained.

"It would be nice if those things didn't exist…you know, all the normal kind of easy stereotypical things like hunk. That's embarrassing because it doesn't really have to do much with me or what I do."

Clooney had one final note, though…"At least they're not saying shmuck, at least they're not saying jerk or any number of other adjectives about me that I could come up with."

Like charming? Charismatic? Wonderful? You get the picture…

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