Richard Gere poses as homeless man, goes completely unnoticed

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NEW YORK — Popular actor Richard Gere went undercover as a homeless man in New York City, and a post about the experience from one of the actor’s fan pages has gone viral.

The post has more than 1 million likes and a half-million shares in just four days.  It includes a photo of Gere in disguise.

Gere, the 1999 People magazine “Sexiest Man Alive,” has spent a lot of time learning what it’s like to be homeless for his latest film “Time Out Of Mind.”

The film had a limited release in September.

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  • Renee B.

    “I walked around and gave food and $100 to every homeless person I saw.”

    That is great, but the homeless that you see are only a tenth of the homeless that are actually there. Sounds like he needs to keep studying.