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Jamie Foxx Headlines Harvey Relief Telethon & It’s A Girl for Serena: Celebrity Wrap Up

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Jamie Foxx Joins Benefit Concert for Hurricane Harvey Victims  Singer, actor Jamie Foxx is joins team up to help his fellow Texans after one of the worst catastrophes to hit the state in years. He is one of the performers taking part in a live event this month to raise money for  families devastated by Hurricane Harvey.  Houston rapper Bun B is the brains behind the benefit concert.  Bun B says, “We reached out to literally every major television network. Everyone was like yeah, let’s do it, so literally within maybe, I would say 72 hours we put together a nationally televised telethon.”  One of the people Bun B reached out to was Foxx who is also a native of Texas.  Foxx already donated $25k to

help families and posted on his Instagram “Just wanted to let everyone in Texas know, we got you.  From a fellow Texan, my heart goes out, my prayers go out. Houston, Beaumont and all of those different places, we’re here for you, God bless.”  The one-hour telethon will be hosted from coast to coast simultaneously.  Foxx will host from L.A. while Michael Strahan hosts in New York and another team will host in Nashville.  The telethon will air live on TV September 12.

Congrats Serena-IT’S A GIRL!   Normally this time of year tennis great Serena Williams is consumed with winning the U.S. Open, but this year she was too busy with  another labor of love–giving birth to her baby. Serena delivered her beautiful 6 pound, 14 ounce baby girl on Friday.  Williams and her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohania gave birth to their first child at a hospital in Palm Beach, Florida.  The 35-year old Williams took a hiatus from tennis this year to focus on her pregnancy, but the tennis world has not forgotten her judging from this post from the U.S. Open…

Congratulations to Williams and Ohania on the birth of their daughter.

For this week’s look at celebrity life, that’s a wrap!

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    April 17, 2018 at 11:39 am

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  3. Shawn J

    September 2, 2017 at 7:27 pm

    I’d like to say congrats to Serena Williams! May God keep her and her newborn baby girl always!:)

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    September 1, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    Serena Williams allowed a white man to impregnate her. What message is she sending to little black girls who look up to her?

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    September 1, 2017 at 9:57 pm

    There was no benefit concert for black people who suffered abuse by racist white cops in Ferguson, Missouri. There was no benefit concert for Eric Garner, Sean Bell, Abner Louima or Amadou Diallo. Lots of black celebrities will help white people during major catastrophes, but they won’t help their own people; why?

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