People has a little tidbit about the Haiti event that was held last night:
Christian Slater rocked out while watching Madonna’s performance of “Like a Prayer” via satellite from New York; Pussycat Doll frontwoman Nicole Scherzinger and Rose McGowan were inseparable most of the night; Rande Gerber dutifully waited for wife Cindy Crawford in the green room while she worked the phones.
9.5 m dollar Haiti telethon money raised & Hope for Haiti telethon money raised. George Clooney organized Hope for Haiti Telethon reportedly raised around $9.5 million during and immediately after the telethon.
Reports suggests that contributions from across the world are still pouring in and that this 9$.5 million is not final.
So let’s hope the amount reaches at least ten million dollars or as much as 16 million dollars that was reported by CBS.
Clooney has asked the media to keep the issue of Haiti destruction in the aftermath of 7 point earthquake that reportedly snatched 110000 lives in seconds. He said that it was necessary to be able to help the affected people.
Reconstruction of Haiti is a long term program and it will take more than a single telethon to be able to help the Haitian people.