WATCH: George Clooney surprised by Brangelina news on-air

USA TODAY confirms Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt. They have six kids together

We weren't the only ones caught off guard by news of the Brangelina split.

Brad Pitt's Ocean's co-star and friend, George Clooney, appeared genuinely surprised to hear that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce at the UN General Assembly.

"All right, don't shoot me on this last question," CNN's Richard Roth began. "It's a big story. You're friends with both of them. Your thoughts? Any thoughts? She's a humanitarian..."


"What's that?" a puzzled Clooney asked.

"Angelina and your friend, Brad," Roth clarified.

"Oh, what happened?" Clooney questioned, and then Roth dropped the bomb. "They're divorcing."

PHOTOS: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie through the years

Clooney's face visibly fell as he offered his condolences. "I didn't know that, wow," the actor and activist said. "I feel very sorry then. That's a sad story and unfortunate for a family. It's an unfortunate story about a family. I feel very sorry to hear that. That's the first I've heard of it."

If it helps, Clooney you can look at the photos below of the couple in happier times.


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