More Actors and Musicians Join Hope for Haiti Now
01.21.10 by REELZ
The list of celebrities scheduled for the Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief continues to grow. Recent additions to the actors there to present include Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Nicole Kidman. Today, MTV announced that President Bill Clinton, Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt, Robert Pattinson, Will Smith, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, and Muhammad Ali have also signed on.
Additionally, Madonna will perform live from New York and Haitian artist Emeline Michel in Los Angeles. They join a lineup of musical performers that includes Wyclef Jean, Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, Sting, Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow, Beyoncé, Coldplay, Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna.
Proceeds from the George Clooney–organized telethon will be split evenly between The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, United Nations World Food Programme, Oxfam America, Partners in Health, The Red Cross, UNICEF, and the Yele Haiti Foundation.
The Hope for Haiti Now telethon airs Friday at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on ReelzChannel, followed by an encore showing at 11 PM ET / 8 PM PT. Get details about the telethon and our special editions of Hollywood Dailies.