Looking at the world stars on their social events and glamorous photo shoot, it seems that they do not care about ordinary people. Of course, to most celebrities it applies fully, but what can we say, ordinary people too often do not help their neighbors, not to mention celebrities. But among many of those stars whose big heart is not hardened and shrank from the popularity and they are happy to prove their good deeds, that the stars are people too, with good.
Before you make a successful career in Hollywood, actor Steve Buscemi worked as a firefighter in New York City. After the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Buscemi returned to the Fire Department of New York City and worked for 12 hours a day for a week, along with other New York firefighters, examining the wreckage of the World Trade Center. Steve even refused to be interviewed because he said he did not do it for self-promotion.
During the filming of "The Recruit" in Toronto radio host announced a competition, said he would give $ 1,000 to anyone who will be able to bring Colin Farrell on the radio. This competition upset Colin because he considered it an interference in my personal life. However, the actor has decided to make a deal with a homeless man named Dave, allowing him to put himself in a station that Dave could get $ 1,000. A few years later, Colin returned to Toronto and found Dave. In the end, it helped him to radically change his life and get back on his feet.
Before Zach Galifianakis had a successful career in Hollywood, he frequented a laundry Fo in Santa Monica, where he met and befriended a 87-year-old Elizabeth "Mimi" Heist, who lived in the laundry room on a tip that she gave people for their help in the laundry room. Zack stopped going to the laundry after the success of the film "The Hangover", but when he learned that Mimi became homeless, he decided to help. Zack took her to an apartment and continue to pay all its bills. He also took Mimi with him to film premieres of films "Bachelor Party 2: From Vegas to Bangkok", "The Campaign" and "Bachelor Party: Part III».
In 1996, Tom Cruise has witnessed an accident in which the driver knocked the girl and left. He stopped and called an ambulance and stayed with the victim until the ambulance has not arrived on the scene. Cruz then followed the ambulance to the hospital, to make sure that the girl was all right. When he learned that the girls do not have insurance, he paid her hospital bill for $ 7,000.
When Keanu Reeves negotiated the division of profit for the second and third movie "The Matrix", he decided to give part of their profits to people from the team of special effects and costumes, because they believed that they deserved it. In the end, it turned out that Keanu gave its employees about $ 75 million.
Marilyn Manson is known as the "Prince of Darkness", but a musician, apparently a heart of gold. In 2000, the musician visited the teenager with end-stage cancer in his home. Manson brought a bunch of memorabilia for the boy and stayed in his house for several hours. They chatted, played video games, played the guitar and respected comics. The boy died three weeks later, and was wearing a Marilyn Manson T-shirt at the time of his death.
During the filming of the movie "My boyfriend - crazy" in Philadelphia, Bradley Cooper bought a hundred winter coats for homeless people and personally distributed them. When the homeless man made a compliment about Bradley coat that was on him, Cooper took off his coat and gave it to the man.
Margaret, 85-year-old woman, has attracted the attention of Metallica in 2009, when the story surfaced that she believed that the band's music has helped her battle with cancer. Boys invited Margaret to his gig and already sold out before the show had a 85-year-old woman behind the scenes. Each member of Metallica paid attention to her, and during the show lead singer James Hetfield (James Hetfield) dedicated Margaret song «Nothing Else Matters».
In March 2014, one family wrote a letter to Cristiano Ronaldo, asked him for a pair of sneakers and a T-shirt signed. They need these things to sell them at auction and pay for the operation of its 10-month-old baby. The kid needed surgery to survive, and the transaction price was 66 thousand euros. Ronaldo sent them signed sneakers, T-shirt and a check for 83,000 euros.
Character Harry Potter books Natalie MacDonald got its name in memory of a real girl who wrote a letter to JK Rowling. Natalie was ill with leukemia and was afraid not wait for the book "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire." She was eager to find out what happens to Harry in a new book, and asked the writer to tell about it. Joan - a very good woman, and told her, but the day before the girl died, without knowing what will happen to Harry. The writer gave a heroine of the book and the name of this girl to visit her parents, giving them an autographed book.