Sunday, January 24, 2010

Haiti:How You Can Help- Rebroadcast Larry King Special Monday Night,January 18,2010-Stars Raise 8 Million

Heavier Octaves: Haitian Relief:John Mayer Sings for Haiti On Larry King Special Monday Night,January 18,2010-Stars Raise 8 Million

Larry King is currently rebroadcasting Haiti:How You Can Help. John Mayer sang "Heart of Life" live via satellite from London.Seal also sang and closed out the show with "People Get Ready".

Stars helping out on the telephone bank included Russell Simmons,Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon,Snoop Dogg,Ben Stiller,Danny Glover,Benecio Del Toro,UN Ambassador Tea Leoni,Sean Combs and Pete Wentz from Fall Out Boy.

Larry King interviewed Mick Jagger who also talked about his collaboration with Wyclef Jean and a segment of that song's video was shown.Larry King also interviewed Paula Abdul who revealed the Opus of Michael Jackson, a one of a kind book on his life which was autographed by the artists present and was auctioned off to raise funds.Nicole Richie and Joel Madden were there to talk about UNICEF's Tap(clean water) program.

Soledad O'brien reported on the deplorable condition of an orphanage and the babies who were housed in a truck since the structure of the building in which they were living was too unstable and dangerous.

Ryan Seacrest was also there keeping tabs on the Tweet Suite which was monitored by Jared Leto and Molly Sims. Ringo Starr made an appeal for Haiti as well. Anderson Cooper showed some footage from Haiti and reported on the status of the rescue and recovery efforts.

The show also set up a Tweet Suite with hash tags CNNHELPHAITI,which was a top trending topic on Twitter that evening.

Sean Combs sold his sunglasses for $1,000.00 and Larry King's suspenders for $5,000.
Kobe Bryant and Charles Barkley were there also and made appeals.

Also,the following numbers were given for viewers to send donations to four organizations.benefiting including UNICEF and the RED CROSS.

Text Unicef to 20222 to donate $10
Text Haiti to 90999 to /donate
UNICEF 1-800-4unicef

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