Mccartney Pays Millions To Charity For No-show

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has paid $2.8 million (GBP1.6 million) to a landmine charity after pulling out of its fundraising concert causing the event's subsequent cancellation. MCCartney was supposed to attend October's (06) Los Angeles gig for landmine charity Adopt-A-Landmine with wife HEATHER MILLS. But due to their current estrangement and ongoing divorce proceedings, MCCartney decided not to go through with his appearance, even though he was scheduled to be the biggest attraction at the fundraiser. Both MCCartney and Mills are sole patrons of Adopt-A-Landmine, with Mills being the founding patron. Last year (05) the singer helped raise a massive $3.06 million (GBP1.7 million) for Mills' charity, which supports the United Nations' efforts to remove landmines across the world. However, in a statement MCCartney says, "While I continue to be committed to Adopt-A-Minefield and its critical mission, given the current circumstances, I will not be able to attend the gala this year." Other stars, including MICHAEL DOUGLAS, JACK NICHOLSON and ORLANDO BLOOM, have already reportedly paid $900 (GBP500) for tickets to see MCCartney perform at the event, which is now cancelled.


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I was looking at a couple of the articles concerning the divorce of Paul and Heather, just now. I looked at one photo of Heather Mills McCartney's public life: October 15, 2004, in Los Angeles, 4th Annual Adopt-A-Minefield Gala. "McCartney hosted the event". In addition to the obvious implications, and so they do not feel overshadowed by "solo birth" had I hosted the event it would have read, "Parker Nelson hosted the event". I feel so couplement archaic. Patrons in the public library where I am on a computer in Boston participated this message. They can see what I am seeing/typing and I guess also have verbal telepathy although they are speaking aloud. Sort of a optic fiber wave but non-personal like they do a wave at the ballpark. Annie
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