Pharrell, Net Worth $150M, Is Getting Raked Over The Coals For Asking People To Donate To His GoFundMe

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Pharrell Gets Criticized For Asking People To Donate To His GoFundMe

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40,000 people are close to losing their jobs at Waffle House restaurants. The Cheesecake Factory can’t afford to pay its rent. And Pharrell Williams wants people to donate money to a GoFundMe account he set up for first responders.

While, in theory, this is a good idea, the fact that Pharrell is worth somewhere in the neighborhood of $150 million and is asking his fans to donate their money when many of them are wondering if they will have jobs in the coming weeks, this didn’t sit very well with many of them.

“Hospitals are running low on masks, gowns, and other critical items. We need to replenish their supplies,” Williams tweeted. “Take action, make a donation, and ask others to join the fight. We’re in this together. Let’s protect the responders on the frontlines.”

He’s not wrong, but perhaps if he had made mention of pledging a sizable donation of his own people wouldn’t have responded like this…

She’s referring to this.


 

On the positive tip, many celebrities have been doing good with their money during this crisis.

Conor McGregor has donated over $1 million worth of protective equipment to hospitals in his native Ireland.

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds donated $1 million to relief efforts.

J.J. Watt and his Kealia donated $350,000 to a Houston food bank to provide 1 million meals.

• Russell Wilson and Ciara made a similar donation in the Seattle area.

• Angelina Jolie donated $1 million to fight child hunger.

• And Britney Spears, who’s worth around $60 million, is suddenly a communist.

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