Haiti Telethon Raises $57 Million

January 25, 2010 By:
Haiti Telethon Raises $57 Million

Wow talk about a star studded affair! George Clooney Haiti telephone charity raised over $57 million dollars dollars!

Jack Nicholson, Ben Affleck, Mel Gibson, Alicia Keys, Madonna, Beyonce, Bono and Christina Aguilera were amongst the stars who performed live on Friday night at the MTV telephone, hosted by Clooney.

The $57 million dollars set a record for telethons according to the Entertainment Industry Foundation.

Speaking to MTV after the event, Clooney, who donated $1 million his own money, said, "I hope we made some money out of this. The only way to make this a success is to make a considerable amount of money."

Congrats to Clooney and his friends for being able to raise so much money!