Leno's Autographed Bike Raises Big Cash
Bidding for the bike closed on auction website eBay auction on Thursday evening (29SEP05), and comedian JAY LENO - who donatedthe bike - announced the winning total during the taping of his TONIGHT SHOW.
He said of the cash raised, "That's terrific!" adding that the identity of the bidder would be revealed the coming days when they collect the bike on his show.
Ninety-five percent of the winning bid will be donated to the American Red Cross for Katrina relief efforts.
For the past four weeks, Tonight Show guests and surprise arrivals have been autographing the Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The final signers on Thursday were guests Matthew Mcconaughey and Angie Harmon and surprise walk-ons Jimmy Smits and Jennifer Love Hewitt.