"We collaborate on everything," George Clooney said of wife Amal Clooney at the inaugural Albie Awards, hosted by the Clooney Foundation for Justice on Thursday
The Oscar-winning actor, 61, was joined by his wife, Amal Clooney, 44, at the inaugural Albie Awards, hosted by their Clooney Foundation for Justice on Thursday night in New York.
Outside of the New York Public Library, George told PEOPLE what he loved most about working with Amal to create the event.
George said that their work on the Albie Awards and with their foundation is something that his wife "happens to be really especially gifted at."
He added, "My father's a journalist. I have a great affinity for them — her mother's a journalist. So it's really exciting for me when she's able to get people
who are wrongly accused for doing their job out [of prison]. So, for me, it's just — I couldn't be more proud of my wife."
As for what George hopes the pair will teach their 5-year-old twins Alexander and Ella, he said, "There's tons of stuff.
The Justice For Democracy Defenders award was given to Belarusian human rights group Viasna, and the Justice for Women honor went to Dr.