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Entertainment Denzel Washington Helps Homeless Man Evade Oncoming Traffic in Heroic Gesture

04:10  23 may  2020
04:10  23 may  2020 Source:   people.com

Denzel Washington Helps Homeless Man Evade Oncoming Traffic in Heroic Gesture

  Denzel Washington Helps Homeless Man Evade Oncoming Traffic in Heroic Gesture Denzel Washington got out of his car to help a homeless man to safety, and stayed with him after the police arrived , per TMZ's reporting. At one point in the footage, the actor was also seen giving the man something to eat and drink.Although police initially detained the man for unknown reasons, he was quickly released, TMZ reports.Years earlier, Washington also came to the rescue of actor Omari Hardwick, who became close with the screen legend's family while working as a substitute teacher and football coach at a high school attended by their eldest son.

Denzel Washington got out of his car to help a homeless man to safety, and stayed with him after the police arrived. RELATED: Celebrities Who Have Been Heroes in Real Life. Years earlier, Washington also came to the rescue of actor Omari Hardwick, who became close with the screen

Denzel Washington , rocking a COVID-19 mask, was seen out in West Hollywood, California helping a homeless man who was said to be "in distress." Per the report, Washington exited his vehicle and ultimately managed to help the individual back to the safety of the sidewalk before authorities arrived.

Denzel Washington to the rescue.

Denzel Washington wearing a suit and tie holding a sign posing for the camera © Jim Smeal/BEI/Shutterstock Denzel Washington

As the Academy Award-winning actor, 65, was driving in West Hollywood on Thursday afternoon, he saw a homeless man in the street, according to TMZ, which also obtained footage of the incident.

Washington, who was wearing a protective face mask, got out of his car and helped the man, who was not wearing a mask, to safety and stayed with him after the police arrived, per TMZ's reporting. At one point in the footage, the actor was also seen giving the man something to eat and drink.

Although police initially detained the man for unknown reasons, he was quickly released, TMZ reports.

Denzel Washington Helps Homeless Man Evade Oncoming Traffic in Heroic Gesture

  Denzel Washington Helps Homeless Man Evade Oncoming Traffic in Heroic Gesture Denzel Washington got out of his car to help a homeless man to safety, and stayed with him after the police arrived , per TMZ's reporting. At one point in the footage, the actor was also seen giving the man something to eat and drink.Although police initially detained the man for unknown reasons, he was quickly released, TMZ reports.Years earlier, Washington also came to the rescue of actor Omari Hardwick, who became close with the screen legend's family while working as a substitute teacher and football coach at a high school attended by their eldest son.

Good Samaritan: Denzel Washington helped get a homeless man to safety after spotting him in the middle of a busy Los Angeles street on Thursday and even waited with him Stepping in: At around 1 p.m. Washington passed a man in the street who was dangerously close to oncoming traffic .

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Years earlier, Washington also came to the rescue of actor Omari Hardwick, who became close with the screen legend's family while working as a substitute teacher and football coach at a high school attended by their eldest son.

They gave me shelter when I didn’t have a place to stay,” he said during a 2016 appearance on The Real, explaining that Washington and his wife Pauletta stepped in after a television series he had been cast in didn’t work out. After going broke, the actor began living in his car and “showering at the YMCA.”

Pauletta Washington, Denzel Washington are posing for a picture: Rich Fury/Getty Images Denzel and Pauletta Washington © Provided by People Rich Fury/Getty Images Denzel and Pauletta Washington

In addition to getting some help from his parents, the couple lent a helping hand to the young actor.

“Pauletta Washington paid, and this is the first time I’ve ever probably said it on camera, she paid for my car, you know, to not be taken back. They paid for it. She called and said, ‘I got to get down Denzel’s approval first, but he was like ‘all good,’”  the Power star, 46, recounted.

OTS: POL-KN: (B 314 - Hilzingen - Constance district) traffic accident on Friday on B 314 - police are looking for witnesses (08.05.2020)

 OTS: POL-KN: (B 314 - Hilzingen - Constance district) traffic accident on Friday on B 314 - police are looking for witnesses (08.05.2020) B 314 / Hilzingen (ots) - As reported last week, occurred on Friday morning A traffic accident on the B 314 at 7.45 a.m., which is why the police are now looking for a motorcyclist who is a witness to the accident. The searched motorcyclist is said to have overtaken an excavator shortly before the accident and then turned around after seeing the accident on the opposite lane.

Omari Hardwick: ‘ Denzel Washington Saved Me When I Was Homeless ’. But while the 42-year-old is a rising star in Hollywood, he came from extremely humble beginnings. In a new interview with Loni Love on The Real, Omari shared that when he first moved to Hollywood, he was a substitute teacher

Today we keep our focus on one commencement speech that has the power to change our perspective on success and failure – the “Fall Forward” Commencement Speech delivered by Denzel Washington at the University of Pennsylvania. Here are the most important outtakes

“When I finally paid him that check back, it was big," he added. "They framed that check.”

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