Lady Gaga donates $1m to Sandy victims

2012-11-08 09:34
New York - Lady Gaga is donating $1m to the Red Cross to aid those affected by Superstorm Sandy.

The New York-born singer posted on her blog on Wednesday that she is pledging the money on behalf of her parents and sister.

She also said she "would not be the woman or artist that I am today" if it weren't for places like the Lower Eastside, Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn.

She writes: "Thank you for helping me build my spirit. I will now help you rebuild yours."

Superstorm Sandy made landfall more than a week ago, killing many of its more than 100 victims in New York City and New Jersey and leaving millions without power.

Lady Gaga added that New York is a place full of "relentless ambition".


  • george.frangs - 2012-11-08 09:49

    Strange how "the bride of Satan" helps victims rebuild after an act of God...

      preshen.govender.12382 - 2012-11-08 14:35

      She is a born again

      george.frangs - 2012-11-09 11:54

      Please see below preshen... Derp derp.... Can news24 maybe add to the report comment tab, "report for being dumb"?

  • Tharina25 - 2012-11-08 10:05

    Bride of satan??? Gaga is actually a Christian! Get your facts straight before commenting!!!

      hayley.fredericks.9 - 2012-11-08 10:25

      I thing George is being sarcastic by referring to the article about the Church of SA or something like that calling her a satanist etc and trying to ban her concert.

      george.frangs - 2012-11-08 11:12

      Thanks Tharina, but I would have thought the " " would have been an indication of my sarcasm... People in glass houses...

      wesley.bischoff - 2012-11-08 11:48

      That is what the religious organisations call her... get with the programme woman

  • wesley.bischoff - 2012-11-08 11:47

    SATANS CHILD GAVE TO CHARITY!!! OH THE HORROR!!! What do you have to say now church people?

      george.frangs - 2012-11-08 12:09

      Whats the Catholic mascots name again? Oh, The Pope. Where is his donation seeing as he is the holiest of holy's...

      wesley.bischoff - 2012-11-08 12:11

      Yes, and seeing as they bank account runs into the billions

  • Tharina25 - 2012-11-08 13:11

    Okay, sorry about that! I misunderstood! I just get so angry about these people saying she is a satanist when they actually know nothing about her. So you are actually in my corner George! Good to know!

  • kenneth.b.watson - 2012-11-08 14:18

  • The.whiz.777 - 2012-11-08 16:35

    OMG look at her funky hat!

  • benno.strydom - 2012-11-09 16:35

    Of course none of the bigots will leave comments on this article! hahaha

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