Lady Gaga raises $250,000 in 48 hours
In order to help Japan's earthquake and tsunami victims, Lady Gaga (a.k.a mother monster) spun her creative wheels and turned to design.
"I designed a Japan Prayer Bracelet. Buy It/Donate here and ALL proceeds will go to Tsunami Relief Efforts. Go monsters," Gaga tweeted.
Go monsters, indeed.
Gaga and her fans raised $250, 000 in 48 hours. "Monsters: in just 48 hrs you've raised a quarter of a million dollars for Japan Relief. It's important we help. X," tweeted Gaga.
Contactmusic News explained further: "The 'Born This Way' singer urged her twitter followers to buy the $5 red and white accessory - which reads 'We pray for Japan' in both English and Japanese - before telling her fans, whom she refers to as her 'Monsters', that they have already accumulated the large sum."
But this is definitely not the first time that this singer has stepped up to lend a hand. As read in RockStar Weekly, "Gaga partnered with Virgin Mobile on her Monster Ball national tour offering premium VIP tickets to fans who volunteered their time to homeless youth organizations, which raised more than $80,000 in proceeds to support homeless youth, and generated 30,000 hours of community service for hundreds of charities across the country."
That's so sweet of her. I wonder... was she Born This Way?
And now, mother monster wants your love. You can purchase the Japan Prayer Bracelet here. According to RockStar Weekly, "fans can make additional donations of up to $100."
Other celebrities also took to social media to help and to send out positive thoughts to this country that is in dire need.
Justin Bieber wrote: "Japan is one of my favourite places on earth - it's an incredible culture with amazing people. My prayers go out to them. We all need to help."
Katy Perry reminded her Twitter friends: "Remember as you go about your day: please #prayforjapan & if you are able, text REDCROSS to 90999 to donate $10 to Japan's emergency relief."
Rihanna encouraged: "Let's continue to keep the people of Japan in our prayers! We are all heartbroken for u..."