Who Is Tweeting About Haiti? Jason Derulo, Wyclef Jean, Shakira And More
After the horrible earthquake in Haiti many celebs took to their Twitter to show support. President Barack Obama sent out his prayers to Haiti Via Twitter and shared with the world a link on how we all can help.
To see what other celebrities are tweeting about the disaster, continue after the jump.
Wyclef Jean, whose uncle is the Haitian ambassador to the U.S., was speaking to a person in Haiti when the quake hit. He told CNN, “We’re gonna need immediate aid, and we’re gonna need the United States and the international community to react immediately. This is the worst devastation that we as Haitian people have faced.”
Accordingly, Wyclef Jean’s Twitter feedhas unique updates and gives links to his grassroot orginazation Yele Haiti that currently is allow you to text Yele to 501 501 to donate $5 via your cellphone.
A very noble Jason Derulonot only tweeted but made a stand and actually donated by texting to to Wyclef Jean’s organization, ‘Yele Haiti.’
The Bahamas, and other surrounding islands in that region were on a temporary Tsunami watch only moments after the 7.0 Earthquake in Haiti. The Tsunami watch was soon cancelled once they realized the epicenter of the quake was not under the water but under the landmass of the country of Haiti. Shakira resides in Bahamas on her down time and took the time, not only her twitter page in English and in Spanish, and advised her fans to click the link and read her letter on her webpage, Shakira.com!
In her letter she spoke of the immediate need to help NOW and gave suggestions on how YOU can do this. To Read Shakira’s Message Click HERE.
- ParisHilton@RT – You can help Haiti after their 7.0 earthquake and donate $5 by texting YELE to 501501 and by visiting www.yele.org. #haiti #omgfacts
- Keri Hilson@Join @Wyclef in the relief effort of Haiti by donating to @YeleHaiti Text ‘YELE’ to 501501 ($5donation) or visit www.yele.org!!
- Alyssa Milano, a power retweeter, has been urging her Twitter audience to donate to the Red Cross (with an assist from Christina Applegate) and is providing updates on the situation as the news unfolds.
- MC Hammer has shared the news with his 1.8 million followers.