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Liu Upset With Reality Tv Era

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star LUCY LIU fears reality TV has turned Americans away from the world's disasters. The actress recently shot a public information film in Balakot, Pakistan with children's charity UNICEF to show the extent...

Liu Takes Cameras To Tell Pakistan Horror Story

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ambassador LUCY LIU has taken a camera crew to Balakot, Pakistan to film the devastation of October's 7.6 earthquake, which reduced the peaceful town to rubble....

Chan Joins Fight Against Hiv/aids

Action star JACKIE CHAN has joined the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in their campaign to help children living with HIV and AIDS. The RUSH HOUR hardman - who has spent years serving as...

Indonesia Changed Bjork's Charity Outlook

Icelandic singer BJORK has changed her outlook on large-scale charity fundraising following her emotional visit to Indonesia last month (JAN06). The ALL IS FULL OF LOVE star had always been suspicious of centralised organisations...

Lee Urges Celebrities To Be Charitable

Veteran British actor CHRISTOPHER LEE has hit out at stars who are too lazy to use their fame to help those less fortunate - partly blaming them for the "terrible mess" the world is in....

Bjork Blown Away By Banda Aceh Visit

Icelandic star BJORK is struggling to come to terms with her visit to Banda Aceh in Indonesia last month (JAN06). The PLAY DEAD singer visited the district devastated by 2004's Indian Ocean tsunami and...

Cinema For Peace Honours Good Night, And Good Luck

GEORGE CLOONEY's GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK will be honoured as the Most Valuable Movie Of The Year at today's (13FEB06) charity event Cinema For Peace. Clooney's second project as a director, which he...

Liu Visits Pakistan

Hollywood beauty LUCY LIU arrived in Pakistan yesterday (31JAN06) as she began a tour of areas ravaged by October's (06) earthquake. The KILL BILL beauty is expected to spend time with children affected by...

Kidman Named Un Goodwill Ambassador

Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN is set to promote women's rights around the world in her latest role as a goodwill ambassador of the United Nations Development Fund (UNIFEM). The 38-year-old star has fulfilled the...

Barrymore Wants To Be Journalist

Movie star DREW BARRYMORE is eyeing a back-up career as a travel journalist if her acting career ever goes awry. The 50 FIRST DATES actress, 30, admits she doesn't get enough time to experience...

Khan To Hit Out At Hurley

ELIZABETH HURLEY is under attack from HUGH GRANT's new love JEMIMA KHAN - after Hurley claimed the actor would never marry Khan. Socialite Khan was devastated when Hurley sniped that her former lover Grant...

Belafonte Praises President Chavez

Crusading US singer and activist HARRY BELAFONTE has praised Venezuelan President HUGO CHAVEZ for his charitable efforts to help poverty-stricken families in America. The South American politician has put aside his well-publicised condemnation of...

Mcgregor Pleas For Aids Orphans

Hollywood star EWAN McGREGOR made a desperate plea on behalf of Africa's AIDS orphans following a five-day trip to Malawi yesterday (15DEC05). The STAR WARS actor, an ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund...

Ricky Martin Announces Taj Mahal Show

RICKY MARTIN has announced plans to play a special show at India's Taj Mahal on 25 February (06). The Latin heart-throb's Agra performance will kick off the 10 show 8th Wonder of the World...

Williams Chooses Star Line Up For Soccer Team

British pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS has asked Hollywood actors JUDE LAW and ORLANDO BLOOM to join his charity fundraising soccer team. The FEEL hitmaker, who will captain the team when they play 10 days...

Mcgregor Gets Back On Bike

Globetrotting actor EWAN McGREGOR is set to embark on another epic motorcycle journey, travelling from the tip of Scotland to Cape Town, South Africa. The TRAINSPOTTING star is to be accompanied by his friend...

Quincy Honoured For His Compassion

Legendary musician and producer QUINCY JONES is to be honoured with children's charity UNICEF's Spirit of Compassion Award at the organisation's annual Snowflake Ball in New York (28NOV05). Unicef bosses chose Jones as the...

Milano Fights Depression With Good Deeds

Sexy actress ALYSSA MILANO was so disillusioned with her life as a Hollywood star after returning from a charity trip to South Africa in 2000 she went through a severe bout of depression. Milano...

Stars Line Up For Halloween Benefit Single

SUM 41, the YEAH YEAH YEAHS, BECK, the ARCADE FIRE and SONIC YOUTH are among the acts teaming up to record upcoming charity single DO THEY KNOW IT'S HALLOWE'EN? The BAND AID-like supergroup will...

Aiken Brought To Tears On Africa Trip

AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN was brought to tears on a recent trip to Northern Uganda, when he visited camps for thousands of displaced children. As part of his duties as a UNICEF ambassador,...

Ricky Martin Vows To Stamp Out Arab Stereotypes

Puerto Rican pop hunk RICKY MARTIN has vowed to make an effort to change the negative perception of Arabs in the Western world. As part of his trip to Jordan - his first ever...

Mcgregor To Open Children's G8 Summit

Scottish screen star EWAN McGREGOR will open the children's version of the G8 summit next month (JUL05) - the C8 summit. Kids from the world's poorest nations will join youngsters from the wealthiest...

Arrested Development Win Hit Me Baby

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT won the first heat of America's new reality TV contest HIT ME BABY 1 MORE TIME last week (02JUN05). The PEOPLE EVERYDAY rap-pop group won a $25,000 (GBP13,100) donation to their favourite...

Spike Lee Directs Harrowing Aids Film

SPIKE LEE has joined the list of directors making short films for a new UNICEF project after agreeing to turn a harrowing script written by his siblings into a movie. The movie mogul joins...

Celine Dion To Honour Tsunami Victims

CELINE DION will dedicate the 8 May (05) performance of her Las Vegas show NEW DAY to raising money for victims of last year's (04) devastating Indian Ocean tsunami. Proceeds from the US Mother's...

Kidman: 'Charity Is More Important Than Movies'

OSCAR-winning actress NICOLE KIDMAN insists her charity work is more important than pursuing her hugely successful acting career. The Australian star, who sported a pink wristband at last week's (14APR05) British premiere new movie...

Chaka Chaka Joins Unicef

South African singer YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA is the latest star to help the UNITED NATION'S CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF), after being named as the agency's spokeswoman for malaria in eastern and southern Africa. The I'M...

Chan's Plea For Landmine Ban

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN has urged world leaders to enforce a global ban on landmines. UN goodwill ambassador Chan is currently touring Cambodia in search of locations to make a film on the...

Duchovny's Girl Follows In Family's Charity Footsteps

DAVID DUCHOVNY's actress wife TEA LEONI was delighted to see the couple's daughter has picked up her family's passion for charity after she set up a lemonade stand to raise funds for tsunami relief....

Liu Humbled By Unicef Trip To Lesotho

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star LUCY LIU has just returned from impoverished Lesotho in southern Africa on her first mission as children's charity UNICEF's latest celebrity ambassador. The actress admits she was humbled by the experience,...

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