NEW YORK: George Clooney is happy to take the blame for pal Danny DeVito’s intoxicated appearance on The View and says he found his antics hilarious.

DeVito appeared drunk on the show after partying with Clooney the night before, reports The two actors agreed to mention each other on TV talk shows the next day and Clooney was thrilled to see his pal looking the worse. He says: “I came home from doing (live with) Regis & Kelly and turned on The View to see Danny say something. The minute he walked out I thought, ‘Boy, this is going to be fun’!”

DeVito went on a rant against President George W Bush, calling him “a numbnuts”, and described his sexual antics with wife Rhea Perlman when they stayed at the White House. Clooney adds: “I don’t think anyone took great offence at it. He is one of the funny drunks in the world as opposed to the angry, mean ones. It actually, truly made me laugh until I cried when I watched him. So I’ll take the heat.”