Then they are said to have flown out to Dubai together, where George met Miss Alamuddin’s family.Miss Alamuddin, pictured with Clooney in New York, is said to have turned down the Hollywood superstar's offer to take her out for dinner twice, saying she was too busy.Soon after that lovey jaunt, the couple flew to Tanzania for a fun wildlife watching safari trip.PHOTOS: Clooney's Romantic Safari Getaway with New Flame April 22 – Clooney pops the question.According to reports, George made Amal a home-cooked meal and asked her for her hand in marriage during a small, intimate meal at his house.May 1 – Amal is seen sporting the insanely expensive engagement ring around town. It is a 7-carat, emerald cut diamond set in a platinum band.
Dressed to the nines, George repeatedly professed his love for Amal, and at one point he even took to the stage and toasted, "I met my lovely bride-to-be here in Italy, whom I will be marrying, in a couple of weeks, in Venice, of all places…NEWS: Amal Alamuddin Arrives in Milan Ahead of Wedding Let's take a look back over the last 12 months and see the twists and turns this whirlwind romance took.LOVE TIMELINE: 2013 September – George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin met – reportedly through a mutual friend – at a charity fundraiser.It was around this time that word began to spread that the couple were planning on having their wedding in Italy in September. The newspaper published an article online that claimed Amal's mother didn't approve of her daughter's impending marriage due to Clooney's religion.
Clooney write an editorial for USA Today refuting the story and claiming the article was entirely "fabricated" and even "dangerous." Daily Mail ended up pulling down the story and halfheartedly apologizing.
I would just like to say to my bride-to-be, Amal, that I love you very much and I can't wait to be your husband." VIDEO: Watch George Clooney Profess His Love for Amal Alamuddin September 27 – George and Amal are set to wed at a lavish and star-studded ceremony in Italy.