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Charlize Theron will be awarded the Honorary Chair of this year’s Cinema for Peace Gala

Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron will be awarded the Honorary Chair of this year’s Cinema for Peace Gala on February 9th at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Berlin. The South African actress and United Nations Messenger of Peace is the founder of the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP), which[...]

Elton John Does a Lot of Good – Donated $8.3 million last year

HollywoodNews.com: The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) today announced over $3.2 million in new grants that will further its mission to assist the most marginalized populations vulnerable to HIV infection. These new awards brought EJAF’s final total grant-making commitments for calendar 2011 to a record $8,316,871, with disbursements totaling $7,006,871[...]

Johnson & Johnson Slams Door to Increase Access to Treatment for People Living with HIV/AIDS

HollywoodNews.com: Do some good today. Help Doctors Without Borders bring lifesaving medical care to people in more than 60 countries. Despite continuing to earn record profits and a company credo that calls for putting patients first, on December 19, Johnson & Johnson continued to turn its back on people living[...]

Nude Ashley Judd mocked in pro-mining poster

HollywoodNews.com: Kentucky coalminers, who favor mountain top excavation, are attacking their social-do-gooder antagonist, Ashley Judd. Judd has vocally spoken against mountaintop coal mining, the process by which peaks are blasted to extract coal. The actress is a longtime environmentalist and AIDs activist. Her argument is that the residue from[...]

Sharon Stone Out As Cannes AmFar Auction Star

By Roger Friedman Here’s a shocker: after raising $290 million over the last several years as cheerleader extraordinaire, Sharon Stone will not be at this year’s AmFar Cinema Against AIDS gala in Cannes. Sharon confirmed for me last night that AmFar simply didn’t invite her this year. “So I took a movie,”[...]