George Clooney’s Business Partner: “We Weren’t Drunk” During Steve Wynn Blowup

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By Michael Lewittes

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George Clooney’s business partner insists the actor was not downing tequila shots before his heated exchange with Steve Wynn at a recent dinner in Las Vegas.

Rande Gerber and Clooney had met with Wynn to discuss their Casamigos tequila brand, which is served at the developer’s hotels.

As Gossip Cop reported, Clooney stormed out after Wynn called President Obama an “a**hole.”

Wynn blamed the dispute on alcohol, saying the actor was pounding shots before the blowup, while the actor said Wynn had been ranting and a “jackass.”

Now, Gerber is backing Clooney’s version of events.

“We weren’t drunk,” he tells TMZ.

“No shots were had,” says Gerber, adding that it was not a political discussion that set off Clooney.

“This wasn’t about politics,” explains Gerber. “It was about George standing up for a friend.”

It seems Wynn isn’t letting a disagreement get in the way of business.

TMZ reports that his hotels are still stocking Casamigos tequila.

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