Jeff Bezos says Amazon is donating $690,000 to Australian bush fire efforts
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, pictured on September 13, 2018. Bloomberg | Getty ImagesBillionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced his company will donate $690,000 donation to bush fire relief efforts in Australia. In an Instagram post on Sunday, Bezos pledged 1 million Australian dollars ($690,000) on behalf of the tech giant an amount that has faced criticism by some on social media. "Amazon is donating 1 million AU dollars in needed provisions and services." The figure was derided by some online, with people comparing the sum with Bezos' personal net worth.cnbc.com
These celebrities are donating money to the Australian bushfires
The bushfires in Australia are still ravaging parts of the country and are wreacking havoc on small communities and rural towns. The damage has been devastating and news of the bushfires has spread overseas with many activists and celebrities sharing photos of the devastation on social media. There are many different places where you can donate money to help with relief, and many celebrities have shared donation links and even donated themselves. I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. Another Australian actor, Russell Crowe, who is in Australia right now, posted that he donated $105,000 to firefighters.
Singer Pink pledges $500,000 to fight Australia's wildfires
American pop singer Pink says she is donating $500,000 to help fight the deadly wildfires that have devastated parts of Australia. "I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires," Pink tweeted Saturday to her 32.2 million Twitter followers. "I am pledging a donation of $500,000 directly to the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines. I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. I am pledging a donation of $500,000 directly to the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines.cbsnews.com
AP’s top albums of 2019: Ari Lennox, Summer Walker, Anitta
(Republic Records via AP)NEW YORK, NY – The top 10 albums of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu:1. A nomination — or eight — isn’t necessary for any real music fan to realize how outstanding, soulful and poignant Lennox’s debut album is. Lennox’s “Shea Butter Baby” is the best album of the year, no matter if awards shows think differently, including you, the Soul Train Music Awards. Summer Walker, “Over It”: Summer Walker’s debut album is perfect, as she spits matter-of-fact lyrics over some beats that borrow from classic ‘90s R&B hits including Usher, Destiny’s Child and 702. But even when she’s not sampling a song, Walker can hold her own, delivering a flawless album that’s easy to obsess over.
Pink dyes daughter's hair in support of Jessica Simpson
Pink performs the national anthem before Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. Pink has posted a message in response to some parent shamers. In a recent Instagram post, the singer, 39, shared a photo of her 8-year-old daughter sporting a bright new look, alongside an image of Jessica Simpson dyeing the ends of her own daughter's hair. Late Tuesday, Simpson, also 39, shared a series of photos on Instagram of her 7-year-old daughter donning colorful locks, complete with purples and pinks. "I heard people were bummed on Jessica Simpson for letting her seven year old get her hair colored," Pink wrote in her caption.
Should Kids Be Dyeing Their Hair?
Jessica Simpson is getting mom-shamed for letting her daughter dye her hair purple. The singer posted a photo of her 7-year-old Maxi at the salon with the tips of her blonde locks dyed purple. "Isnt she too young to have her hair dyed?" "I heard people were bummed on Jessica Simpson for letting her seven year old get her hair colored. Inside Edition spoke to hair stylist Carrie Butterworth to see if dyeing your childs hair can be dangerous.
1/31: ISIS video purportedly shows execution of Japanese hostage; Pink taxis hit India's streets to keep women safe
1/31: ISIS video purportedly shows execution of Japanese hostage; Pink taxis hit India's streets to keep women safe ISIS militants posted a video that purportedly shows the beheading of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. ISIS had offered the release of Goto in exchange for a would-be Iraqi suicide bomber held in a Jordanian prison; and, taxis with bright pink markings have made their way to the streets of New Delhi in response to the outrage and fear of crimes against women.cbsnews.com