Stars Give Back
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
The Ice-Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS has spread like ice-hot fire across the country, with many Hollywood A-listers accepting the challenge.
Corey Griffin died in a tragic diving accident early Saturday morning, just hours after raising $100,000 for an ALS charity.Boston Globe, the 27-year-old dove off the “Juice Guys” building into Nantucket Harbor around 2 AM on Saturday. An off-duty lifeguard helped recover his body. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
Hollywood’s hottest stars are taking the ALS ice bucket challenge to help raise awareness and money for ALS research.Mario Lopez agreed to be doused with cold water while the cameras rolled, and challenged Joe Manganiello to do the same. Watch the video after the jump!
“Extra” host Mario Lopez accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge for a very special reason, after being nominated by his good friend Rick Seara, whose mother is battling ALS.
In response to the Nigerian crisis, singer John Legend and the Burkle Global Impact Initiative established #OperationGirl to help organizations around the globe that support girls.
The Jenesse Center was also chosen to participate as a beneficiary under this platform and is offering a challenge to raise $100,000 with a deadline of August 18 to support Jenesse's mission.
For more information, go to the official website!
"Veep" star Tony Hale, recently nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Emmy, stopped by Universal Studios Hollywood to chat with "Extra's" Renee Bargh about a cause dear to his heart.
The campaign benefits SU2C's cancer research programs with Room Key donating $1 for every hotel stay reserved through RoomKey.com.
Tony chatted about the viral video he shot for the campaign, opened up about his recent Emmy nomination, and debated the merits of binge watching TV with Renee.
Watch the interview and viral video after the jump!