Breaking News J.J. Watt's Hurricane Harvey relief fund is still goin' hard -- blitzing past $30 MILLION as Houston begins its long road to recovery. After breaking $20 million on Tuesday, a couple HUGE donations came through for J.J. -- $5 mil from billionaire businessman Charles Butt and $1 mil from Jimmy Fallon and "The Tonight Show." Fallon joins a long list of A-listers that have given big to Watt's fund -- including Miley Cyrus, Drake and Ellen DeGenerous. Jimmy personally thanked the Houston Texans superstar on his show ... before giving the stage to a choir group from H-Town. Awesome stuff. … [Read more...] about J.J. Watt Harvey Relief Fund Passes $30 Million … with Assist from Jimmy Fallon!
Breaking News Hurricane Harvey is thankfully calming down ... but J.J. Watt's relief fund for Houston is still goin' strong -- pushing past the $20 MILLION mark on Tuesday. J.J.'s crowdfunding campaign started off with a $200K goal a little over a week ago ... and quickly ran up into the multi-millions with big-name celebs like Miley Cyrus ($500K), Drake ($200K) and Chris Paul ($75K) leading the way. In case you're wondering how things are going ... Watt shared an update on social media after breaking $20 mil -- saying, "It has truly been an incredible spectacle to watch." $20 MILLION!https://t.co/SR6DmnNbyM pic.twitter.com/JVQUlLKUsU @JJWatt Launch Gallery Getty … [Read more...] about J.J. Watt Harvey Relief Fund Hits $20 Million, ‘Truly Incredible’
Play video content EXCLUSIVE Peta Several 4-legged victims of Hurricane Harvey are now safe and sound -- and we got this video of rescuers scooping up stranded pups and one lost armadillo. The 'dillo in this clip was stuck on a small patch of land in a flooded Houston neighborhood Thursday ... when he was captured by PETA's crew and returned to safety. We're told the team arrived Tuesday night, and has been working 'round the clock to find pets that were most likely left behind when families had to flee for their lives. Launch Gallery PETA.org So far PETA's seen dogs in flooded yards, and some left crated inside homes. The Humane Society of the United States also has its people patrolling, and found several cats inside homes. Play video content The Humane Society … [Read more...] about Hurricane Harvey Rescuers in Action Saving Dogs, Even an Armadillo
EXCLUSIVE President Trump will not get an invite to appear in the Hurricane Harvey telethon, unless he's there with the former presidents -- especially Barack Obama -- in a gesture of unity ... so says telethon organizer Bun B. The legendary Houston rapper tells TMZ, "Putting Trump on by himself would send the wrong message and people wouldn't buy the sincerity of it," adding, "After what he did in Charlottesville, he's not a symbol of unity and it would rub people the wrong way." Bun B says he'd like Trump on the September 12 telethon -- which will be broadcast on CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX from 8-9 PM -- but only in 2 configurations. He thinks putting all the former POTUSes together -- "all of whom have had their issues" -- would show unity. Even better, Bun B says, would be Trump and Obama alone, standing shoulder-to-shoulder. It would telegraph that 2 men embroiled in deep conflict could come together for a noble purpose. But Bun made it clear, Trump's not delivering a message … [Read more...] about Hurricane Harvey Telethon, Bun B Says Trump Not Invited, Unless …
EXCLUSIVE Lisa Rogers is living in a leaky trailer on top of a hill so she can give comfort to one of her beloved rescue horses. Lisa runs Amazing Grace Acres Equine Rescue & Rehab. Among her brood ... 12 horses, 2 donkeys, 1 mule, 1 pony, 1 potbellied pig, 22 cats and 3 dogs. All of the animals are with her as she tries to figure out her next move. A significant portion of the rescue effort is now being devoted to saving and caring for displaced animals. The photo below is Billy Hutson from Austin who came to Houston to help rescue animals. Launch Gallery Getty … [Read more...] about Hurricane Harvey, Animal Owners Live With Pets to Comfort Them