A US political commentator has apologised for passing off remarks made by George Clooney in interviews as a blog entry by the actor on her website.
George Clooney won this year's best supporting actor Oscar
Arianna Huffington said she was "sorry" to have made Clooney's comments seem like an original article by the actor, and not a collection of quotes.
The blog entry included Clooney's criticism of US Democrats for not opposing the start of the Iraq war.
A Clooney spokesman said Huffington had apologised to users but not the actor.
His publicist Stan Rosenfield said: "An apology to the readers was appropriate but to my knowledge she has not apologised to George."
Ms Huffington said the incident had been a "major lesson learned" for the development of her Huffington Post website.
She said: "I now realise that I made a big mistake in posting a blog without clearly identifying that the material in it didn't originate as a blog post, but was pieced together from previous interviews."
The site features blog entries by left-wing commentators and occasional pieces by a handful of celebrities such as actor John Cusack and Seinfeld creator Larry David.
Clooney, who won a best supporting actor Oscar this year for Syriana, has been a prominent critic of the Bush government and war in Iraq.
His most recent films, which also include Good Night and Good Luck, have tackled political issues.