Los Angeles - Kiefer Sutherland hid behind a street light to avoid a fan who mocked him after he fell off his bike. The 24 actor - who reprises the role of Jack Bauer in forthcoming 24: Live Another Day - fell off his bicycle while riding in Los Angeles and was thoroughly embarrassed to find he'd attracted the attention of those around him. Talking on Late Night with Seth Meyers, he explained: "In Silverlake I was riding my bicycle. This is dorky to begin with, but I have a basket in my bike so I can put my groceries, and I had a friend weld a pole on the back so I can get my dry cleaning. There I am riding down Silverlake, believe it or not in Los Angeles every once in a while they have pedestrian traffic and I seemed to find it that day. "So I had to slow way down and I hit a pot hole and I went flying over the handle bars, my laundry went that way (pointing right), my groceries went that way (pointing forward). I was like 'I'm so embarrassed, I'm humiliated, people are trying to help'. I'm like, 'Leave the stuff alone, I'm so sorry, just don't pay attention.' As I'm doing this some guy drives by and goes, 'Jack Bauer can't ride a bike!'"Kiefer, 47, didn't anticipate bumping into the stranger as he continued his journey and this time he decided to hide to avoid him, but, to his disappointment he was caught out. He explained: "I was humiliated and I managed to get all the stuff back on the bike and I'm riding down and then he's stuck at the red light. I don't want to see him because I'm already embarrassed so I'm kinda hiding behind a street light and he yells out, 'I can still see you.'"However, the situation turned out for the best, with Kiefer adding: "I fell apart laughing and we actually became friends."
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
Shailene Woodley has written an essay detailing her arrest for trespassing and what people can do to help protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read More »
Benedict Cumberbatch's wife Sophie Hunter, who already has 16-month-old son Christopher together, is pregnant with their second child. Read More »
10 epic pics.
All the deets.
South AfricaCity Press
Johannesburg CBDResourcing Solutions
HousesR 7 200 000
HousesR 2 495 000
HousesR 3 220 000