Power actor, Omari Hardwick says Denzel Washington saved him from homelessness


    As a substitute teacher, Omari became a mentor to Denzel Washington’s son John David. Photo: Vibe
    Before Omari Hardwick became known as the good, but sometimes bad guy on the 50 Cent-produced drama series ‘Power’, he was a struggling actor trying to make it in Hollywood like everyone else.
    During a sit down with ‘The Real’s’ Loni Love, Hardwick speaks candidly about his hardships before making it big. As a substitute teacher and football coach, as luck would have it, Hardwick became a mentor to Denzel Washington’s son John David. From there, Hardwick was able to form a relationship with the Academy Award winner and his wife Pauletta.
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    ‘They perfectly and appropriately didn’t help me out,’ the 41 year old said. ‘They gave me shelter when I didn’t have a place to stay or whatever but they sort of allowed me to be close enough to the family so I sort of transitioned into getting an agent…the whole thing…doing all these odd jobs.’
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    Source:: The NET