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  • Travolta Brings Food, Aid and Scientology to Haiti

    Posted Jan 26th 2010 at 06:42 AM by PopEater Staff

    John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston are lending a hand to the earthquake victims in Haiti, as the actor flew his own jet into the ravaged country equipped with relief supplies, doctors and a handful of Scientology ministers aimed at helping. According to the Associated Press, Travolta and wife Kelly Preston flew from 4 tons of military food rations and medical supplies from Florida to Haiti and a...

  • Stars Give Back: A Look Into Celeb Relief Efforts

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010 at 12:30 PM by Melissa Daniels

    Scores of stars are gathering for the 'Hope for Haiti Now' telethon to benefit earthquake victims. But of course it's not the first time that celebs have donated their time and money in the time of tragedy, domestic or international. Televised concerts and even merchandise have been used to raise relief money for decades. Such efforts have seen huge success rates, with millions of dollars being ...

  • Madonna, Beyonce on 'Hope for Haiti' Telethon Team

    Posted Jan 21st 2010 at 02:54 PM by PopEater Staff

    Beyonce and Madonna are the latest stars to flock to Friday's 'Hope for Haiti' telethon, joining some of the biggest names in music in a two-hour multi-network telecast benefiting the survivors of the devastating earthquake. 'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' will air on all major networks, featuring stars filmed in multiple locations worldwide. Bruce Springsteen, Stin...

  • In Haiti: Anderson Cooper Carries Boy to Safety, Gupta Performs Surgery

    Posted Jan 19th 2010 at 08:04 AM by Marc Schneider

    Anderson Cooper and Sanjay Gupta played superheros on CNN over the weekend. First off, while covering the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake, Cooper put down his camera and microphone and pulled a bloodied young boy away from a chaotic scene in front of a storefront in Port-au-Prince. Footage of the chaos shows Cooper amid a group of rock-hurling looters. The boy shown in the segment was appar...

  • Wyclef Defends Yele at Teary-Eyed Press Conference

    Posted Jan 18th 2010 at 11:12 PM by Sam Brand

    The face of the ongoing tragedy in Haiti broke into tears Monday during a press conference called to dispel rumors that his Yele Haiti foundation had misused funds and failed to properly file its taxes. "If you're a man with a clear conscience, speak with a clear conscience and the world will know," Wyclef Jean said to an audience of reporters. "The books are open. We have a clean bill of health f...

  • Celebrities Plead for Earthquake Support

    Posted Jan 13th 2010 at 08:40 PM by Sam Brand

    Wyclef might be the most recognizable Haitian-American on the planet, but he's certainly not the only celebrity hailing from the reeling island nation. Athletes Samuel Dalembert and Pierre Garcon, rappers Tony Yayo and Pras and 'Heroes' actor Jimmy Jean-Louis also count relatives and friends among the many victims of yesterday's massive Haitian temblor. See what they're saying about the devastatin...

  • Wyclef Jean Uses Twitter for Haiti Earthquake Effort

    Posted Jan 13th 2010 at 12:55 PM by PopEater / Wire Services

    Wyclef Jean is one of Haiti's most famous sons, and his tweeting about the earthquake there has been a galvanizing force on the Web. Jean is most famously a member of the Fugees. His publicist says he arrived Wednesday in Haiti to assist in relief efforts. ► Read Wyclef's Twitter Updates Several of the most popular topics on Twitter referred to a tweet from the singer urging people to send a...

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