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Hollywood stars raise more than $14m for hurricane victims

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2017-09-13 01:54:11
Hollywood stars held a one-hour televised benefit on Tuesday to raise money for hurricane Harvey and Irma victims. By the time the show was over, they had raised $14.5 million for the victims.

During the show the stars were singing and telling heartwarming survival stories. Some of the stars were on set, some of them had sent in taped pleas for support. The roster of stars taking part of it included Steve Wonder, Usher, Beyonce, Will Smith, The Rock, Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Dave Matthews, Billy Crystal, and many more.

"We're here to raise money, lift some spirits. When tough times hit, this is who we are. We're compassionate. We're unstoppable." -- Jamie Foxx

The show was shown on a dozen television networks simultaneously.

"Natural disasters don't discriminate. They don't care if you're an immigrant, black or white, Hispanic or Asian, Jewish or Muslim, wealthy or poor." -- Beyonce

In addition to the $14.5, computer maker Michael Dell together with his wife Susan pledged to match the first $10 million.




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