George Clooney dealt health blow after he undergoes neck surgery 'It looks like ...

GEORGE CLOONEY - a actor and activist - has revealed that he suffered a recent blow after having neck surgery, when doctors discovered he has inflammation condition arthritis.

PUBLISHED: 16:12, Tue, Nov 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:12, Tue, Nov 17, 2020

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George Clooney, 59, has revealed that he came out of neck surgery to be told by doctors that he had “all kinds of other stuff in there too”, including arthritis. The Ocean’s Eleven actor was having a disk problem treated that was the result of a 2018 motorcycle accident when he was delivered the tough news.

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George told GQ magazine of his diagnosis: “It looks like arthritis, unfortunately.”

He added: “Which, Hey, isn't it nice getting older?”

The actor explained that he has spent the last 15 years living in pain on a daily basis.

Prior to the motorcycle accident, while he was shooting a scene in 2005’s Syriana, he was kicked off his chair and subsequently tore his dura mater.

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George Clooney neck surgery age arthritis motorcycle accident movies health news latestGeorge Clooney revealed that he suffered a recent blow after having neck surgery (Image: GETTY)

George Clooney neck surgery age arthritis motorcycle accident movies health news latestThe Ocean’s Eleven actor was having a disk problem treated that was the result of a 2018 motorcycle accident when he was delivered the tough news (Image: GETTY)

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The dura mater is the wrap around the spine that holds in the spinal fluid.

As a result of the incident, George was left with spinal fluid leaking from his nose.

In the past, his agony became so intense, that at one point he contemplated taking his own life.

George admitted spending “three or four months really laying into the painkillers” in a bid to dull the injury.

George Clooney neck surgery age arthritis motorcycle accident movies health news latestThe actor explained that he has spent the last 15 years living in pain on a daily basis (Image: GETTY)

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