Which Hollywood Star Had Bloomberg TV Staffers Starstruck?

By Merrill Knox Comment

George Clooney dropped by the Bloomberg studios this week for a taping of “Charlie Rose.” Clooney, who is a close friend of Rose’s, was in town promoting his new movie, “The Ides of March,” which opens this weekend. Clooney’s appearance caused quite a stir among Bloomberg staffers, who lined up outside the studio and peered inside, hoping for a glimpse of the star (see more pictures, after the jump).

Rose’s interview with Clooney lasted almost 40 minutes and spanned several topics — from the movie, to politics, to the now-infamous skinny dipping at Clooney’s Lake Como house. “I am frequently mistaken for you, that’s a fact,” Rose told Clooney. “Do you get the same thing?”