Tag Archives: Liberia

Whitney Port is working to do some good

HollywoodNews.com: Whitney Port doesn’t spend all her time filming ‘The City,’ in fact, she’s been busy trying to work for a good cause. The reality TV star and designer has partnered up with FACE Africa to raise awareness of impoverished communities, states Just Jared. She even went to Liberia recently to[...]

Naomi Campbell’s diamond story contradicted by Mia Farrow

HollywoodNews.com: Actress Mia Farrow took the stand in the blood diamond, former Liberian President Charles Taylor case and did not have the same story as model Naomi Campbell. Farrow contradicted Campbell’s testimony by claiming that the model said she had been sent a “huge diamond” from Charles Taylor, rather than not[...]

Naomi Campbell is “inconvenienced” by blood diamond gift 13 years ago

HollywoodNews.com: Model Naomi Campbell has turned up at a UN war crimes tribunal at The Hague. The 40-year-old appeared at the tribunal as it investigates the former Liberian president Charles Taylor. After confirming her name and date of birth at the trial, she told how she was given some ‘dirty[...]

Scarlett Johansson, Ryan Reynolds want to adopt, stirring debate

Hollywoodnews.com: More stars are announcing their intention of adopting children from Third World countries. Scarlett Johansson, 25, and actor husband, Ryan Reynolds, are looking to adopt a child from Ethiopia or Liberia. The couple wants to adopt before having their own children. Jennifer Aniston is eyeing Mexico for its[...]

Tribeca Film Institute announces 2010 Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund

HollywoodNews.com: The Tribeca Film Institute and Gucci have announced the recipients selected for the 2010 Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund which provides finishing finances to domestic and international documentary filmmakers with feature-length films that document pressing social issues of immediate and historical significance. In the third year of the fund, seven[...]

“Living in Emergency” showcases doctors without borders

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Did you ever wonder what those Doctors Without Borders actually do? Now we know, thanks to director Mark Hopkins. “Living in Emergency” is Hopkins’ unprecedented documentary about Medecins sans Frontieres, the French group that translates in Doctors without Borders. We finally got a chance to see Hopkins’ work[...]