George Clooney threatens prosecution over baby photos

George Clooney says photographers who captured images of him and his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, cradling their newborn twins will be "prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law." 

The pictures published by French magazine Voici were taken at the Clooneys' residence in the Lombardy region of Italy. The magazine claims the photos are the first to be made public of twins Ella and Alexander, who were born June 6.

The actor says the photographers "scaled our fence, climbed our tree and illegally took pictures of our infants inside our home."

He adds that the photographers, the photo agency and the magazine will face prosecution because the safety of the couple's children "demands it."

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Lawyer Amal Clooney (L) and actor George Clooney attend a screening of "Money Monster" at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2016 in Cannes, France. 

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