Celebs sometimes get a bad reputation for being out of touch with reality. But some truly go above and beyond to make the world a better place. Take a look at those who use their star power for good, not evil.More
Just imagine going to school on a Chrissy Teigen scholarship. NBC News reports that Mercedes Edney of Charlotte, North Carolina started an online fundraiser last month to raise $5,995 for aesthetician school; by Friday, she'd raised $300, when Teigen stepped in and paid off the rest. "I've seen this be your passion for such a long time now," Teigen wrote in a note with her donation. "So excited to see you fulfill your dream!"
Following Gomez's impassioned speech on her personal health struggles at the American Music Awards last year, the singer is making yet another statement to further awareness of the autoimmune disease lupus. People reports that Gomez has made a donation to USC's Keck School of Medicine, as a part of the launch of her Selena Gomez Fund for Lupus Research. Her battle with lupus has been ongoing since she first took a career hiatus in 2015, and with this donation she hopes that will help lead the fight for a cure. Dr. Janos Peti-Peterdi, leader of the initial research team, said "We are extremely pleased to partner with Selena in her efforts to promote awareness and medical research toward a much-needed cure for lupus." Yes, girl.