Now that Beyonce and Madonna have been announced as performers, is there anyone left to add to the Hope for Haiti Now lineup? Kanye West seems plausible, but allegedly his mouth is too big. Lady Gaga is another possibility, but she’d probably distract people from donating by wearing a diorama of an earthquake scene on her head.
In addition to performances by Madge and Bey, more than 100 of the “biggest names in film, television and music” will be on hand to either perform, speak or answer phones. We’ve already listed out most of the big names, but there are some notable additions that have just been announced: Haitian artist Emeline Michel, Clint Eastwood, Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks and Will Smith with Muhammad Ali. The event will air Friday at 8PM EST on VH1, MTV and just about every other channel on your TV. Brace yourself for the biggest telethon in history, and don’t forget to have your wallet on hand.
Official press release after the jump.
Madonna and her boy toy Jesus Luz step out for a day of sightseeing in Madrid as reports claim she’s grooming him for a pop career. The superstar, who’s still performing her never-ending Sticky and Sweet tour, took in some of the sights of Spain’s capital city like the Royal Paris and Prado Museum alongside her super-stylish daughter Lourdes. Although the status of their relationship is more confusing to us than Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson‘s — as they’re apparently now “just friends” — Madge is still planning to take her hot little plaything under her pop wing.
“Madonna’s energy inspires many people. I want to make music which can be danced to,” he said. Good luck Jesus. As long as she encourages him to take his top off in the video, we’re all for it. [Photos: Splash News Online]
Madonna showed her caring side this weekend when she paid a visit to the technicians left injured by her collapsed tour stage in Marseilles, France. The pop superstar cancelled her sell-out concert in the city after the tragic accident on Thursday, which also left Briton Charles Prow, 23, and Frenchman Charles Criscenzo, dead.
Arriving in a somber black outfit, and accompanied by daughters Lourdes and Mercy, Madonna embraced Charles Criscenzo’s widow after visiting the eight workers still in the hospital. A manslaughter investigation into the deaths has been opened on suspicion that some of the equipment used to assemble the stage structure was faulty. [Photo: AFP]