George Clooney showed
his true nature. He had the world fooled into thinking he cared about
the children in impoverished Darfur. Then he gave a $650,000 diamond
ring to a women as an engagement ring. This is one reason some people
dislike celebrities supporting causes. Because sometimes, like George
Clooney, they are so selfish and two faced, that it shows their actions
are really to promote themselves. His fiance should sell the ring, and
give the money to support the people of Darfur. As it stands,
Clooney has no credibility, and is not worthy of respect.
(Celebrities are in no particular order.)
Lady Gaga has been a driving force in raising money to end HIV/AIDS, working with groups like the-MAC AIDS Fund.
Alyssa Milano supports a variety of causes, and has used social media like Twitter to get others involved. For her 37th birthday she asked people to donate to charity:water. The effort raised over $75,000.
Bearing the traditional Indian greeting of 'tika,' Bill Gates visits
with HIV positive patients in New Delhi. Bill Gates arrived on Monday,
November 11, 2002, to announce a $100 million commitment from the Bill &
Melinda Gates Foundation to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS in India.
McLachlan formed the Lilith Fair
music fair to promote women musicians. She set a precedent in the world of music
videos with her World on Fire
video. It was made for $15; the remainder of the $150,000 budget was given to