George Clooney is selling his tequila brand for up to $1 billion

George Clooney got rich off his movies. Now his tequila business is making him even richer.

The actor is selling his Casamigos tequila brand to Diageo, the owner of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Cîroc, for up to $1 billion.

“If you asked us four years ago if we had a billion dollar company, I don’t think we would have said yes,” Clooney said in a statement.

The “Ocean’s Eleven” star (and, as of this month, father of twins) launched the brand with two partners in 2013. He plans to stick around after the sales closes.

“We’re not going anywhere. We’ll still be very much a part of Casamigos. Starting with a shot tonight. Maybe two,” Clooney said.

Diageo, which is based in the U.K., said in a statement that Clooney and pals will remain involved in promoting the brand, as well as handling “leadership and vision.”

The spirits giant will pay $700 million for Casamigos upfront, with the option for an additional $300 million based on the brand’s performance over the next 10 years.

“This is an exciting opportunity for Diageo to strengthen its participation in the fast growing tequila category, as well as expand the brand internationally,” the company said.

Cheers, George. You’re having a solid June.

— CNN’s Chloe Melas contributed to this report.

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Attention all nurses: BOGO at Chipotle on Wednesday

Calling all nurses: Got lunch plans for Wednesday?

It’s buy one, get one free at Chipotle on June 14. The deal applies to burritos, bowls, salads or an order of tacos.

All you have to do is bring your nurse’s ID to any Chipotle restaurant in the U.S. or Canada, according to the burrito chain’s website.

You’ll want to use the code BURRITO.

Here’s the fine print, according to the website: “Limit one free entree item per nurse ID with the purchase of one entrée of equal or greater value, subject to availability. May not be combined with other coupons, promotions or special offers. For in-restaurant order only; offer not valid for online, mobile, fax, Burritos by the Box or catering orders.”

The promotion includes all types of nurses (RN, NP, CRNA, CNS, CNM, LVN, CNA, and local equivalents or analogues). You can show a nursing license or a hospital/medical office nurse ID.

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National Doughnut Day 2017: Where to snag free treats

Are you ready for National Doughnut Day?

The “holiday” is set for Friday, and we bet you’re wondering where you can snag a free or discounted doughnut. (Right?)

Well, it depends on where in the country you live, as not all these chains have locations everywhere, but it’s worth looking up and seeing where your closest free-doughnut options are. Also, if you have a favorite local store, look it up on social media: it appears many mom-and-pop shops and smaller businesses are running deals and promotions of their own.

For now, let’s talk about the big players and what they’re offering Friday:

Dunkin’ Donuts
Receive a free classic doughnut with any beverage purchase.
Do I have one near me? Let’s check.

Tim Hortons
Get a free classic doughnut with the purchase of a hot or iced coffee. You must mention “National Donut Day” to redeem the offer.
Do I have one near me? Let’s check.

Krispy Kreme
Snag one free doughnut of your choice; no purchase necessary.
Do I have one near me? Let’s check.

Cumberland Farms
You can grab a free doughnut if you buy any size Cumberland Farms coffee or a Chill Zone beverage. This is valid from 5 to 10 a.m. only.
Do I have one near me? Let’s check.

Duck Donuts
With any purchase, receive a free doughnut of your choice. Also, receipts printed Friday will feature an exclusive BOGO coupon for a half-dozen, redeemable Mondays through Wednesdays until Aug. 31. 
Do I have one near me? Let’s check.

National Doughnut Day was established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I, USA Today said. The holiday is traditionally celebrated on the first Friday of June.

Also, please note: All of the deals mentioned are at participating locations only and while supplies last. So that means hint, hint: Go early!

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