George Clooney teamed up with long-standing Matt Damon rival Jimmy Kimmel to comically deride the actor in a brand new interview.

Damon's Ocean's Eleven co-star, who directs him in new film Suburbicon basically spent his entire appearance ribbing the “terrible actor” going so far as to quip that he cast Damon in the Coen Brothers-written film “...because we couldn't afford Brad Pitt.”

Then Matt Damon showed up to defend himself and, well, things got nasty.

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Crime-comedy film Suburbicon, which also stars Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac, follows deceptively peaceful community rocked by violence when resident Gardner Lodge (Damon) is forced to kill mobsters to defend his family. 

The infamous Kimmel-Damon feud began 13 years ago when when the host off-handedly ended a discouraging show by apologising to the Jason Bourne actor for bumping him from the an episode of his late-night show - something he jokily began doing every night.

Suburbicon is released in UK cinemas on 24 November

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