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George Clooney may be known for his gentlemanly charm, but that doesn't mean he's above a good fart joke.

In an interview with Rolling Stone, the 50-year-old actor gets candid about a lot of things — namely, his crude sense of humor.  "Even the idea of a fart makes me laugh. Saying the word 'fart' makes me laugh," he tells the mag. "I have iFart on my phone. I have remote whoopee cushions. Farts. To me, there's nothing funnier."

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Clooney also opens up about losing his virginity (at the age of 16), and growing up in the shadow of his father, a local TV newsman. "In the microcosm of Cincinnati, Ohio through northern Kentucky, my father was a big, big star. So that made my sister and me really visible," he says. "Everybody knew us, talked about us. If I scored 15 points in a basketball game, the paper would say 'Nick Clooney's son scored 15 points.'"It's fair to say that the days of living in his father's shadow are long gone for the Oscar-winning actor. In his latest film, The Descendants,

Clooney plays Matt King, a land baron in Hawaii who tries to reconnect with his daughters after his wife falls into a coma. Clooney has high expectations for the dramedy, saying, "If it's not nominated for Best Picture, I'll be shocked. It's that good."