George Clooney Isn't That Into His Electric Car After All
For a while there, all we heard about out of Hollywood was news of their electric car darling, Tesla. In California, the company outsold Porsche, the former No. 1 choice when it came to mid-life crisis purchases.
Not surprisingly, that love off all things environmentally chic was uniquely Californian. Now one of Hollywood's most politically correct actors is no longer feeling the love for the electric car maker.
In the latest issue of Esquire magazine, Tom Junod interviews George Clooney, writing:
"'Hey, where’s the Tesla?' I said when I was leaving his house… I didn’t know if he had a Tesla or not, and was trying to see if even George Clooney was susceptible to Hollywood cliché. 'I had a Tesla. I was one of the first cats with a Tesla. I think I was, like, number five on the list. But I’m telling you, I’ve been on the side of the road a while in that thing. And I said to them, ‘Look, guys, why am I always stuck on the side of the fucking road? Make it work, one way or another.’ '
We take the Lexus to the new office…"
Clooney auctioned off his Roadster for charity for $99,000, according to Reuters.