George Clooney gets hurt in Weehawken
9/25/2007 4pm Update:
You won’t find George Clooney’s Hoboken pal Waldo Sanchez taking walk-ins at the First Street Barber Shop. Sanchez is part of Clooney’s posse, known as “The Boys”. He is also a Hollywood hairstylist who has worked on many of Clooney’s films, from Batman & Robin to Syriana, and Ocean’s Eleven, Twelve, and Thirteen, according to his IMDB listing.
Waldo Sanchez is not in the phone book. Does anybody know him, or was Clooney just meeting him in Hoboken for a snip and a shave?
Have you seen this guy in Hoboken? Can’t miss those sideburns.
9/25/2007 12pm Update:
Clooney got hurt because he visited Hoboken! Anyone know what hair salon this guy is from?
From Fox News:
Clooney’s New Film No Accident
“George Clooney’s excellent performance in his new movie, “Michael Clayton,” is no accident.
But his actual accident — on a motorcycle — took place because he drove to visit his pal, Waldo Sanchez, in Hoboken, N.J., Clooney told me last night at the “Michael Clayton” premiere.
Sanchez has been his hairstylist for many years. He invented that Caesar-like haircut that Clooney sported on “E.R.” and turned him into a sensation overnight after years of struggling for success.
Clooney’s friend Sarah Larson was with him. Now she’s on crutches with a broken foot.”
Over in neighboring Weehawken, Hollywood stud George Clooney and his new girlfriend Sarah Larson were involved in what we call in Hoboken, an “intersection accident”.
Clooney, Girlfriend Hurt in NJ Motorcycle Accident
George Clooney and his companion were injured on Friday when their motorcycle collided with a car on a narrow road across the Hudson River from New York City.
Clooney suffered a broken rib and scrapes while his passenger, Sarah Larson, broke her foot in the 3:30 p.m. collision. The two were treated at Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen and released, Clooney’s spokesman, Stan Rosenfield, said.
“He’s doing fine,” Rosenfield said. “He has a broken rib, it’s very painful and it’ll take a long time to heal.”
Clooney and Larson were traveling north on Boulevard East and sped up to pass on the right a 1999 Mazda Millenia that was preparing to make a right turn, said Weehawken police Sgt. Sean Kelly. Both were wearing helmets.
It wasn’t known whether the Mazda’s driver, whose identity was not immediately released, used a turn signal, Kelly said. The accident was under investigation.
“It’s a he-said, she-said right now, but you can’t pass on the right in Weehawken or anywhere in Jersey,” Kelly said.
Rosenfield said the accident occurred when the vehicle signaled a left-hand turn, but turned right and struck Clooney’s motorcycle.
“The car signaled left. George was riding to the right. The driver decided to make an abrupt right turn and clipped George,” Rosenfield said.
The 46-year-old actor was in the New York area to film the dark comedy “Burn After Reading,” co-starring Brad Pitt, John Malkovich and Frances McDormand.
Clooney’s recovery shouldn’t interrupt the production’s schedule, Rosenfield said.
Clooney’s latest film, “Michael Clayton,” will be released next month. He and Larson have been spotted together at several film festivals and movie premieres in recent weeks.