Sam Perry (Oprah’s crying shoulder) gets the 100th Tesla Roadster

How would you like to be known as the man that gave Oprah Winfrey a shoulder to cry on during President-elect Barack Obama’s victory speech? Well that’s how Sam Perry, an honored businessman in Menlo Park, California is known as of recently.

Hoping to change all that, Sam Perry purchased Tesla 100th Roaster which was delivered to him about two days ago. Tesla’s CEO and chairman Elon Musk himself handed Perry the key to the 2008 Radiant Red Tesla Roadster.

Perry cashed out $109,000 for his new Roadster and joined the ranks of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. While all of continue to pay at the pump these owners pay between $2.50 and $5.50 to recharge their Tesla that runs for 244 miles until the battery runs out.

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Source: KTVU