Rihanna, Ewan McGregor, others tweet support for PH typhoon victims
MANILA, Philippines—With the number of fatalities rising to nearly 2,000 caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) help comes from all over the world.
Entertainment celebrities who’d been in the Philippines like Rihanna, Christina Aguilera and Jared Leto (of rock band 30 Seconds To Mars) were the first who tweeted their concerns for the typhoon victims.
Rihanna: “Navy, please keep the people of The Philippines in your prayers! I was just there and this truly breaks my heart.”
Jared Leto Terrible posted: “My heart goes out to everyone there. “@cnnbrk: ‘Worse than hell’ in typhoon-ravaged Philippines. http://cnn.it/17VSU4X ”
Christina Aguilera: “Let’s help families hit by typhoon #haiyan . My friends @WFP are on the ground. Help here http://wfp.org/typhoon . Thank you! XoXtina
Ewan McGregor tweeted with a link: “Support UNICEF’s emergency relief efforts for kids in the #Philippines . How to help: http://uncf.us/1iS7EDh #Haiyan
McGregor incidentally starred in “The Impossible,” a film based on the tsunami attack in Thailand in December 2004 that killed 230,000 people.
TV host and major supporter of Filipino talents Ellen DeGeneres @TheEllenShow 12 Nov, posted “The devastation from Typhoon Haiyan is heartbreaking. You can help the Red Cross relief efforts here.” http://ellen.tv/1eEHWER
Top fashion icon Naomi Campbell @NaomiCampbell 11 Nov, posted: “Please help our friends in the Philippines by purchasing a @JPPietrus print (http://www.johnpaulpietrus.com ) or donate here: http://www.redcross.org.uk/typhoonappeal x”
Kevin Bacon tweeted: “Please help: join me to support Typhoon #Haiyan relief.”
Katie Holmes tweeted: “My heart goes out to everyone in the Philippines.”
Harry Styles: Millions in the Philippines need clean water & shelter now. @oxfamgb is there: donate to their #Haiyan appeal! http://bit.ly/1gCHyaB”
Charlize Theron: Join me and support relief & recovery in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan where 9.5 million R affected http://bit.ly/1iZMLG9 #reachout
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