Jamie Foxx Announces Celebrity Telethon For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Jamie Foxx announced via Instagram that he and several other celebrities will be taking part in an upcoming telethon to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The event is slated to take place on Sept. 12.

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“From a fellow Texan, my heart goes out. My prayers go out,” said Foxx, who is from Terrel, TX. “September 12th, we have a telethon that we’re doing. We’ll give you more details, so we can raise as much money as we can for everybody down there.”


According to TMZ, the telethon will be broadcast from three major cities- New York, Los Angeles and Nashville. Celebrities like Foxx, Michael Strahan, Reese Witherspoon and more will be hosting from the three separate locations. Reports also say that organizers Bun B and Scooter Braun are hoping to lock in Houston natives Kelly Rowland and actor Jim Parsons for the event.

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The major networks will reportedly run the show in primetime, and it will last for an hour.