The tourist saw Gere, 64, standing outside of Grand Central Station at approximately 5:45pm on Tuesday. According to her, after exiting a pizzeria in Little Italy, she saw him digging through a trash bin and drinking a beer from a brown paper bag. Touched by the sorry sight, she offered him leftovers from an “enormous” pizza that she, her husband and 15-year-old son had ordered .
Gere: What’s in the bag?
Karine : Je suis désolée [I am sorry], but the pizza is cold.
Gere: Thank you so much. God bless you.
She was shocked to see herself in a newspaper two days later that the man she extended her generosity to was 64 year old Gere, reportedly worth $100 million.
It was magical . . . It’s crazy, this story. It’s unimaginable that something like this could happen.I think he’s very handsome, even at his age,” she added. “ ‘Pretty Woman’ was not my favorite movie, but I really loved ‘Chicago.