George Clooney skips Oscars for vacation

New York:Hollywood star George Clooney, who starred in "Gravity" and produced "August: Osage County", skipped 86th Academy awards to have his much-awaited vacation

There were reports that he was in London by the side of his new girlfriend Amal Alamuddin but the 52-year-old actor`s representative has denied the reports.

"George is not in London. He is on a well-deserved, long overdue vacation," the representative said.

"Gravity", which Clooney appeared in alongside Sandra Bullock, won seven Oscars, including Best Director for Alfonso Cuaron, and best original screenplay.