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Beyonce sat down with Kid President to celebrate World Humanitarian Day's 2013 campaign.
The singer, who taped her interview with the Kid President of the United States prior tocutting her hair to a pixie 'do, sat down with the young YouTube star, whose real name is Robbie Novak, to discuss World Humanitarian Day, an event the United Nation holds every year to recognize individuals who face danger and adversity in order to help others.
Jerry Seinfeld promises to donate proceeds from his upcoming comedy show in Long Island to Hurricane Sandy victims.
"I grew up on Long Island, and New York City is home," Seinfeld said in a statement to the Associated Press. "This is a tough time for this area, and we're just glad to be able to help in the recovery."
Anne Hathaway plans to donate the profit made from selling photos from her wedding to support marriage equality.
The 29-year-old actress donated the profits to several causes, including same-sex marriage advocacy group, Freedom to Marry, her rep confirmed to OTRC.com on October 17.
Kirk Douglas donated an additional $5 million to a homeless women's center in Los Angeles' Skid Row neighborhood, doubling his original pledge.
The generous $10 million donation was even a surprise to Douglas' wife Anne, for whom the charity is named after. The pair made their initial $5 million pledge in July, to continue their support of the Anne Douglas Center for Women at the Los Angeles Mission.
Jada Pinkett Smith joined Secretary of State Hilary Clinton in the fight against human trafficking, after her 11-year-old daughter Willow Smith decided "these girls need me."
The 40-year-old actress said that Willow, her daughter with Will Smith, learned about the cause after watching the KONY 2012 video about Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, which went viral in the spring.
Brad Pitt has enlisted Ellen DeGeneres to help him host a fundraiser for his Make It Right Foundation on the evening of Saturday, March 10.
DeGeneres joined actor Brad Pitt over the weekend to visit the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Pitt has been aiding the district since 2007 with his Make It Right Foundation, which plans on building 150 new affordable storm-resistant homes for the community.