Amal Clooney is getting candid about her newfound stardom!

During her first American network TV interview, the London-based barrister and wife to George Clooney opened up about her recent rise in fame — and admitted she doesn’t consider herself a celebrity!

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Amal in court in January 2015.

“I think it’s wonderful that celebrities would choose to spend their time or energy or the spotlight that they have to raise awareness about [important] causes,” Amal, 37, said during the Thursday, Jan. 14 sit-down with NBC NewsCynthia McFadden.

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“I don’t really see myself in the same way because I’m still doing the same job that I used to before. If there’s more attention paid for whatever reason to that, then I think that’s good,” she continued.

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George and Amal in May 2015.

“I think there is a certain amount of responsibility that comes with that. And I think I’m exercising it in an appropriate manner by continuing to do this kind of work,” she added.

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George, 54, and Amal — a highly-regarded international law and human rights attorney — married in Venice, Italy in September 2014 and previously announced their engagement in April 2014.

Watch Amal’s interview with NBC News in the video below!