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Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves lend a hand at Refettorio Paris (Photo: @iamcamilaalves/Instagram)

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves Serve Food to Refugees and Homeless

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves have been spending some time during their vacation in France, volunteering at a restaurant to feed refugees and the homeless. In between visits to the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the French countryside, the Hollywood couple stopped by the Madeleine Church where Refettorio Paris is located. The restaurant serves 5-star meals and…

Gabbi Bolt: Putting the Spotlight on Violence Against Women

She’s the 22-year-old muso from Bathurst whose voice has the honesty of Norah Jones, the soulfulness of Stevie Wonder and the power of Adele, and she’s using that incredible voice to get us talking about violence against women. Her name is Gabbi Bolt.  “I’ve been told how to smile and told I’m not worthwhile…”  Those are…

What Pharrell’s “Angelic Energy” Post is All About

Pharrell posted this beautiful pic on his Twitter today with the caption “angelic energy.”  So, what’s it all about? angelic energy pic.twitter.com/G6Bfr9jJIt — Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) October 22, 2018 It turns out the superstar was at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles charity event on the weekend. He’s pictured on stage, just moments after singing hit song “Happy” and dancing around with…

Ed Sheeran Grants ‘Perfect’ Wish For 10-year-old Fan

‘Perfect’ singer Ed Sheeran just gave one of his young fans the best surprise EVER. The superstar teamed up with Kids Wish Network, an American charity that grants wishes for kids with life-threatening illnesses, flying Carter Wagner and his family to Ed’s gig in Boston. 10-year-old Carter who lives with an autoimmune disease had never been to a…

One Reason Why Annie Lennox is a Global Feminist

Annie Lennox is one of my favourite celebrity philanthropists and activists. I’ve been following her work since 1999 when she donated all the profits from her Eurythmics Peace Tour to Amnesty International and Greenpeace. It was the first time it registered that celebrities were doing this sort of stuff and, it was largely going unnoticed. (Teenage…

Madonna Fans Raise Over $600k for Kids in Malawi

Madonna fans around the world have celebrated the Queen of Pop’s 60th birthday by raising more than US$600,000 for vulnerable children in Malawi. You see, last month Madonna posted a message for her gazillions of social media followers, explaining exactly what she wanted for her birthday – donations to her foundation, Raising Malawi.  Her post explains: “I have an…

Beyoncé Gives 75 Thousand People Clean Drinking Water in Burundi

Beyoncé is kicking humanity goals left, right and centre at the moment. The headlines are all about her upcoming VOGUE cover and how the photographer she’s chosen, Tyler Mitchell, will be the first black photographer to shoot a cover in the magazine’s history. But that’s not her only triumph this week. It’s also the one…

Delta Goodrem: nothing but kindness.

Today Show news presenter Sylvia Jeffreys recently wrote a piece for 9Honey calling out the “disgusting abuse” Delta Goodrem has been copping online. She says that “If any of these internet haters came face to face with Delta, they would melt into a pathetic little puddle of regret.” I found myself furiously nodding as I read these words. You see, I don’t know Delta, but…

How Ed Sheeran’s Helping Ollie Live Through Batten Disease

They say laughter is the best medicine, but sometimes, a smile is just as good. 6-year-old Ollie Carroll suffers from Batten disease. It’s a fatal condition that’s left him unable to speak, walk or see. He’s in and out of hospital a lot. But there’s one thing that makes him smile and that’s Ed Sheeran‘s music. So you…

George, Ryan, J-Lo and Cher #KeepThePromise

The Promise, a historical drama about the Armenian Genocide has opened in the US this week and has triggered a wave of support from Hollywood stars about the importance of acknowledging senseless killings, wherever they may be happening in the world. The movie, starring Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac and Charlotte Le Bon, is about a love triangle…

Letters of Love: Words from the heart

In the weeks after Walter Mikac lost his wife Nanette, and two daughters, Alannah and Madeline, in the Port Arthur Massacre, he found some comfort in little notes written by 6-year-old Alannah. More than two decades later, those notes would be the catalyst for a book – Letters of Love: Words from the heart published by Affirm Press. The book is penned…

Justin Timberlake: bringing kindness back.

Forget sexy. Justin Timberlake is bringing kindness back. The singer has delivered an important message about embracing people who might be “different” after winning Song Of The Year for “Can’t Stop The Feeling” at the iHeart Radio Awards. Justin started off giving a traditional acceptance speech, thanking various people, but then he spoke to his younger fans about diversity,…