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George Clooney 'protective' as a dad

George Clooney 'protective' as a dad

George Clooney has become more "protective" since becoming a father.

The 56-year-old actor welcomed twins Ella and Alexander into the world on June 6 with his wife Amal, and sources have said that whilst the pair are "in love" with their brood, George has become more defensive and "aware of who he surrounds himself with" out of the interest of his children's safety.

An insider told 'Entertainment Tonight': "George and Amal are so in love with their kids. They are settling in so well and enjoying the time off being at home with their family. Having children has made George even more protective and aware of who he surrounds himself with. He will do everything he can to make sure the children live as normal of a life as possible."

Meanwhile, it was recently reported that the 'Money Monster' star is "happier than ever" since entering the world of parenthood alongside his 39-year-old spouse.

A source said: "Everything is going great with the babies. [George and Amal] are happier than they have ever been and really enjoying being parents ... They are truly in love and just want to be with the babies and not do much else."

And if the new parents ever need any help with their tots, they won't have to look far as they have family and friends on hand to assist them with whatever they need.

The source added: "Amal's mother helps out a lot and can't get enough [of the babies]. If she doesn't see them for a few days, she is dying to come back.

"They have had a lot of friends visit and Amal's family is often around. There is always someone who can give a helping hand. That's given George and Amal an opportunity to be together and have some one-on-one time, too."

It's not the first time the new parents have been said to be enjoying their new family, as close pal Kathy Lette previously said the pair were "above cloud nine."

She revealed: "Well look they're in planet parent now, we probably won't see them for a year but they did email us the day they were born. They are so happy, they are so far above cloud nine, they're waving to the Mir space station. Love in stereo, what could be better?"