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Justin Bieber Prays For Hurricane Victims In Houston And Florida At “Hand In Hand” Telethon

Justin Bieber Prays For Hurricane Victims In Houston And Florida At Hand In Hand Telethon featureJustin Bieber was one of the biggest names at “Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief” on Tuesday night. The star-studded telethon featured celebrities talking to folks who wanted to donate to aid effort for people struggling after hurricanes smashed into Houston, Texas and much of the state of Florida.

Justin was more than just a famous face at the event, though. It gave him a chance to stand alongside some other religious leaders to introduce an interfaith prayer for the people of Houston and Florida.

“I’m super grateful to be part of this cause,” Justin said on air. “We don’t want you guys to just watch, we want you guys to be a part of this and donate, whatever you can, it doesn’t have to be much — just whatever you can possibly give.”

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Beyoncé And Demi Lovato Get Hands-On With Help For Houston Following Hurricane Harvey

Beyonce And Demi Lovato Gets Hands-On With Help For Houston Following Hurricane Harvey featureBeyoncé and Demi Lovato were already putting their money where their mouths were when it came to relief for the city of Houston. Beyoncé was looking after her hometown following the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey and Dallas native Demi stepped up, alongside her pals Nick Jonas and Joe Jonas, to start a fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank.

But sending thoughts, prayers and dollars wasn’t enough for either, so they each headed to Houston.  Beyoncé’s mom, Tina Knowles, documented her daughter touring the city serving up hot meals at churches and community events.

Meanwhile, Demi was caught on video helping bag up supplies in Houston. She joined forces with the Houston Food Bank, a bunch of helpful children and Kevin Hart to help out on the ground. According to one report, Demi has already donated $50,000 and 50,000 water bottles.

Check out videos of Bey and Demi in Houston below.

(Photo credits: Beyoncé and Demi Lovato Instagram accounts)

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Beyoncé, Demi Lovato, Lady Gaga And More Pledge Money For Houston Relief; But Where Is Selena Gomez?

Beyonce, Demi Lovato, Lady Gaga And More Pledge Money For Houston Following Hurricane Harvey featureCelebrities are digging deep to send support to the city of Houston, Texas, following the devastating flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey. Miley Cyrus announced a half a million dollar donation on “The Ellen Degeneres Show,” but she isn’t the only famous name breaking out the checkbook for America’s fourth largest city following the natural disaster.

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Talk Is Cheap: Miley Cyrus Puts Half A Million Dollars Where Her Mouth Is In Support Of Hurricane Harvey Victims

Miley Cyrus Donates Half A Million Amidst Emotional Response To Hurricane Harvey featureMiley Cyrus recently stopped by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to talk about her decision to donate $500,000 to relief efforts in Houston following the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. Miley’s Happy Hippie Foundation will be sending the support, and Miley said she decided to make the gift because the news out of Texas broke her heart.

“It’ll make me cry, so I can’t really talk about,” Miley said when Ellen asked her about the donation. “I don’t know why it makes me so upset. I couldn’t fake it. My grandma’s sitting here, my mom’s here and I go home to my seven dogs and if I didn’t have that anymore, it’d just be really hard.”

Check out the teaser for Miley’s upcoming appearance on “Ellen” below.

(Photo credit: “The Ellen Show” YouTube account)

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Normani Kordei Delivers Powerful Message To Houston: “This Too Shall Pass”

Normani Kordei Escaped Katrina And Now She's Hopeful For Houston's Post-Harvey Future featureOn “Good Morning America” Tuesday, Normani Kordei said there’s hope for the future of Houston. The Fifth Harmony singer, whose family moved to the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, has since taken to Instagram to share more of her thoughts on what’s next for the city hit by devastating flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

“We as a human race, as a country, as a community and as brothers and sisters need to commit ourselves in being the light during this time of darkness for my city,” Normani wrote in her caption on an Instagram post. “The only walls that exist are the ones that we have allowed to be placed in our minds and in our hearts.”

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Zendaya, Lady Gaga And Houston Native Normani Kordei Send Prayers As Hurricane Harvey Floods City

Zendaya, Lady Gaga And Houston Native Normani Kordei Send Prayers As Hurricane Harvey Floods City featureHurricane Harvey first made landfall on Friday night. A weekend of severe flooding and heavy storms rocked Texas and Louisiana’s gulf coasts, including Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city. With several dead and as many as 30,000 displaced by storm damage, “emergency conditions” have been officially declared in both Southern states to make rescue and recovery options a priority.

Celebrities took to social media to share love and prayers for the Texas city being hit hard by the storm. Houston, which has over two million people in its metropolitan area, received a star-studded range of shout-outs from the likes of Zendaya, Lady Gaga and Zac Efron, among others.

Zendaya, Lady Gaga And Houston Native Normani Kordei Send Prayers As Hurricane Harvey Floods City zac efron tweet

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