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Madonna Gives To Italy Quake Victims

Madonna Gives To Italy Quake Victims

Madonna leaves an office building in London and heads home on Wednesday (April 8).

According to the Associated Press, the 50-year-old singer pledged a “substantial amount” to the small mountain village of Pacentro where Madonna‘s grandparents were born. The mayor of the small Italian town noted $500,000 as being the amount and said most of the donation will go to towns that were harder hit.

In a statement, Madonna said, “I am happy to lend a helping hand to the town that my ancestors are from. My heart goes out to the families that have lost loved ones or their homes.”

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  • Jude

    I hope others follow the example of Madonna.

  • Paulie


    - my impersonation of the unhinged Madonna haters

  • sara

    Well done Madge!

  • me

    Good for her, but when celebs give money like that why do they have to make sure everyone knows about it?

  • Twifanatic Amanda

    That’s great of her.

  • you

    @ me

    The mayor of the city actually pleaded publicly to Madonna to donate money…so if she didn’t make it public that she donated, people would say she was a heartless bitch for not helping out…that’s why she made sure everyone knew about it.
    jeez, people will criticize EVERYTHING!

  • Milena

    I’m Italian and I really appreciate!
    When the floor shake under your feet and your house is completly destroyed you don’t care if she did it for publicity!
    We just need some help!
    Most people right now sleep in their cars because they don’t have a house or just because they are afraid that there might be another earthquake! So every dollar/euro counts! Thanks!

  • Nativenyker
  • lakers fan in boston

    ill let this 1 go ugly twat faced ho

    i can barely type this………….
    good j…o….b butter face =D

  • anon

    good for her. she’s always been very generous with her time and money since the 80′s for charitable causes.

  • cutie pie

    publicity stunt!! Now go and aopt in the Us, theres a lot of little white kids and little black kids (if she just has to have a black kid)! I know as a black kid i wouldnt want to be subject to all the racism from white folks as a kid. i think every black person has been subject to the n word and the welfare crap and the fried chicken and monkey crap, so money or not give me my black family ,, we will struggle together.. fuc* white racist azz folks! the only time they aint racist is when the white woman dates the black man.. and we all what that is all about! And lets dont even talk about what you racist say behind closed doors,, all i can say look in the damn mirror!!

  • vianetta

    This is very much her way. Those of us who have followed her from way back when she began knows she is not stingy.

    Thank you Madonna.

  • ah

    what’s up with the hate from the hateful bpeople? Madonna will have another child if not by adoption then she will do in vitro or have a surragacy.

  • Cristaline

    Dear cutie pie seek help and maybe therapy will help you understand that people hate you not because you are black but because you are stupid. Skin colour has nothing to do with it since what who wrote wether in its content or form ( approximative english) could have been written by any far right racist red neck.

  • rally

    Madonna looking fine! shes always going about her work, I love to see her single and busy.

  • Cristaline

    We can’t believe the hysteria we’re reading it’s priceless!

  • cellar

    @ Lakers Fan in Boston
    Madonna has not got an ugly twat face, Sienna Miller has.

  • Maddyboy

    i love this woman.

  • Alex

    Madonna is Love.

  • pump it

    It’s called “putting your money where your mouth is” and it’s fantastic for the people that are in great need at the moment in that part of the world. TALK IS CHEAP and this great woman walks the walk and talks the talk. She inspires me.

  • Giulia

    How people can just talk about how she looks or wears? This heartquake here in Italy is a tremendous tragedy and we are all shocked…Do you just care about last Prada’s bag?

  • Heaven On Earth

    God bless Madonna. She’s very generous. I love her! She’s the best!

  • dirty

    yeah,she’s aware of karma….nice gesture though.
    and cutiepie,get a life!

  • in

    madonna is the queen

  • martiniman

    love her.she looks so hot in those pics.damn hot.well done madge

  • Moni

    this is great…………thanks to Madonna, the quake victims need all of the help they can get. I hope others that can afford to give, will follow the example of Madonna. Can the Catholic church in Rome help out this Italian community?

  • Laura

    Thank you Madonna!
    I’m italian too…..and we need some help!

    thank you very much for your support!

  • zzz

    she just did it in order to help with her adoption process..she does everything out of self-interest. What’s $500,000 these days, she has billions and should have donated at least 2-3 million if she was so generous.

  • Jepoy

    Damned that she did.
    Damned if she didn’t.
    Now what’s a girl to do?

  • JZ

    love Madonna

  • nice

    She still so HOT!

  • alice

    thanks so much madonna for your support cause i’m italian too and i wanna say again thank you thank you for everything you do in this very difficult moment for my country…thanks <3

  • F.Niro

    Thank you Madonna. Forget what people say, you did good. I’m always very proud of everthing you do. Keep it up! God knows you mean it.
    I’m also Italian and from all of us we thank you…

    love ya

  • Tdani

    Naturally—she’s ITALIAN. That is where her roots are. Madonna, this “charity” is getting so fake

  • Andre Boulanger

    She’s more generous than the Pope. All he was worried about was the loss of his treasures.

  • Jim

    Whatever the reason…. it helps people! Done deal.

  • atrium

    ROLE MODEL !!!

  • MMA

    Good! Those people must be completely devastated.