George Clooney proposed to his lawyer girlfriend Amal Alamuddin with a ring he helped to design. The pricey piece of jewellery features an emerald-cut diamond, estimated to be at least seven carats, with two tapered baguettes set in platinum. According to, the actor popped the question on 22 April (14), four days before the engagement became public knowledge. The couple has yet to confirm the news, but his mum Nina has been gushing about the news, saying, "You can say I'm extremely happy. Amal's a lovely girl."