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Celebs Get Political Literally Seconds Into Hurricane Relief Telethon!

A star-studded Hollywood fundraiser to aid hurricane victims unsurprisingly became a political soapbox for the A-list cast.

Hollywood rolled out its top celebrities Tuesday for the live broadcast of “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief,” which was aimed at raising funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey which ravaged Texas and the Houston area, and Hurricane Irma, which slammed into Florida over the weekend.

But no gathering of liberal celebrities would be complete without endless political jabs and hot air aimed at President Trump and anyone else who does not agree with their left wing religion.

Right out of the gate, Stevie Wonder began the show calling for everyone to come together and “to love” those affected by the storms, regardless of “political persuasions. He followed this with a political statement.

“Anyone who believes there is no such thing as global warming must be blind or unintelligent,” he said, using the moment to polarize a nation he just invited to come together.

Houston native, Beyoncé, wasn’t far behind.

“During a time when it’s impossible to watch the news without seeing violence or racism in this country. Just when you think it couldn’t possibly be worse, natural disasters take precious life, do massive damage, and forever change lives,” she said in a pre-recorded video.

“The effects of climate change are playing out around the world everyday,” she continued, pointing an accusing finger at climate change as the cause behind the hurricanes, the recent earthquake in Mexico and a monsoon in India.

The political posturing may not have reached the level of the 2005 telethon for victims of Hurricane Katrina, but the tone was there. That event was famously hijacked at one point by Kanye West’s infamous rant against former President George W. Bush.

“George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” West said with Mike Meyers, seeming stunned, stood by on stage.

With live feeds in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, and San Antonio, celebrities like George Clooney, Barbra Streisand, Julia Roberts, Drake, Luke Bryan, Dennis Quaid, Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani, Ray Romano,, Cher and Tom Hanks either spoke, performed or even manned a phone during the hour-long telethon.

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But the underlying political tone was apparent as Trump’s immigration and climate change views seemed to provide the subtext for the charitable do-good message from many of the celebrities.

Many viewers were frustrated, however, that celebrities would pollute the message of compassion, calls for prayer and coming together amidst images of hurricane devastation and shattered lives of victims.

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7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. john

    September 13, 2017 at 6:55 pm

    does anybody care what these so called celebs say-i guess so the ones that are libassses just like them–they should just stay in there make believe world in hollywood !

    • MrsDianne Kirkwood

      September 13, 2017 at 7:18 pm

      I agree, generosity with a photo op and a deep, hateful digs politically, it’s hard to see the genuine compassion. It seems they are more interested in taking sides. And please tell me why it is wrong to protect your property and yourself in self defense against thugs regardless of color?

      And where were they for hurricane Harvey? Must noticed all the good works of Christians and the Trump Administration and been ashamed of themselves in their ivory towers!

  2. Pendit1

    September 13, 2017 at 6:58 pm

    I prefer to contribute through other sources that are JUST THERE TO HELP, not to turn an appeal for help into a political platform and an anti POTUS diatribe.

    Who will over see the dispersal of pledged $$$?

  3. JWS

    September 13, 2017 at 7:09 pm

    The Real People that really work for a living and have sacrificed a Lot for you and the last 8 Yrs of a Black Muslim President who attempted open Borders and destroying America could CARE LESS what you think!! Take your political ass concerts and shove them up your diabolical A$$!! We have discovered just how ignorant and Phoney all of you are and if you do not respect our President that “WE The People” The Silent MAJORITY in the Fly over States Voted for to Bring ORDER back to this Country, then Leave!!! You have enough Money to move and Never come back!!! A Lot of us feel really different about you all now and See WHO you are and will most likely NOT be supporting you ever again anyway!!! About Climate Change…It has been proven over and over that, it was just another HUGE Lie & Big Scam just like your Lives are!!! Up Yours all of you!!! Take all your criminal DACA with you too…..We have kids of our own that have Dreams too and deserve it more than them!

  4. paulette

    September 13, 2017 at 8:10 pm

    CLIMATE CHANGE MU ARSE,DO A WEATHER HISTORY LESSON,THERES BEEN MANY HURRICANES OF THIS MAGNITUDE ALONG WITH OTHER CATASTROPHIES,CLIMATE CHANGE IS A MONEY GRUBBING BS STORY

  5. Phyllis White

    September 13, 2017 at 8:22 pm

    I’m surprised to hear Stevie Wonder’s comment about global warming.

  6. Etnarolf

    September 14, 2017 at 11:47 am

    They are just f*cking clueless about climate change. Stop supporting these idiots!

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