The human rights lawyer admits she feels a ”certain responsibility” since being thrust into the spotlight thanks to her relationship with actor George Clooney – who she married in September 2014 – and tries to use the attention on her to help with her work.
Asked about celebrities using their fame to promote other courses, she told NBC News’ Cynthia McFadden: ”I think it’s wonderful that celebrities would choose to spend their time or energy or, you know, the spotlight that they have to raise awareness about these causes. I don’t really see myself in the same way because I’m still doing the same job that I used to do before.
”If there’s more attention paid – for whatever reason – to that, then I think that’s good. I think there is a certain responsibility that comes with that. And you know, I think I’m exercising it in an appropriate manner by continuing to do this kind of work.”
George recently admitted he thinks Amal is so smart, he often feels like an ”idiot” when they sit down for a chat.
He said: ”Often times I feel like an idiot talking to my own wife. It’s never good.”