Transcript for Kevin Hart calls on celebs to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims
And we are back now. Lara has joined us. The entertainment community weighing in as well. So great to see. Good morning to you and many Americans asking what can they do to help the people of Texas. Comedian Kevin hart no exception. In a video going viral overnight he called on his fellow celebrities to step up saying, people in southeast Texas need all the help they can get. Take a look. I'm going to start a real challenge. I'm challenging a lot of my celebrity friends to follow my lead in donating $25,000 to hurricane Harvey. To the red cross. Leading the charge. Kevin put his money where his mouth is donated that $25,000 to relief efforts and he asked his celebrity friends like Beyonce, the rock, Jerry seinfeld, Jay-Z and Justin term behrlake to do the same. Follow his lead. Hart's video has been viewed more than a million times. Next up, country music also giving their time and money to help the victims of Harvey. Chris young giving $100,000 to the red cross for Harvey relief via a go fund me page and in this Facebook post viewed over 720,000 times young tells fans his house will most likely have to be torn down. It is in one of the hardest hit areas and then added this important message. In times like these you turn to your friends to help those in need and that's exactly what I'm doing. I hope you'll donate. And, Texas, we love you. And the group lady antebellum had to cancel their show due to the heavy rain and flooding and decided all the money they raised from merchandise sold at their Saturday know in Dallas will be donated to hurricane relief funds and if you at home are wondering what you can do to help you text very simply the red cross 90999, 90999, you write the word Harvey and immediately you donate $10. We tried it upstairs, could not be easier so please give. And then finally one image
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