By on

Last week’s amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala at Cannes has raised $6.7 million for charity.

Hosted by Alan Cumming and headlined by Mary J. Blige, the event attracted stars such as Russell Crowe, Chris Tucker, Jennifer Lopez, Patti Smith, Naomi Watts, Paris Hilton, Giorgio Armani, Naomi Campbell, Mick Jagger, Karl Lagerfeld and many more.

Ten luxury items went under the auctioneer’s hammer at the dinner event, with the opportunity to spend a day with Bill Clinton raising the most money – $220,000. A flight on a fighter jet raised $170,000.

Last year’s gala raised $4.5 million, while the 2008 gala made $10 million.

comments powered by Disqus

Latest news

Emily Blunt Hosts 14th Annual American Institute for Stuttering's Freeing Voices Changing Lives Gala

Emily Blunt Hosts 14th Annual American Institute for Stuttering's Freeing Voices Changing Lives Gala Jul 14, 2020

Award-winning actress and producer, American Institute for Stuttering Board Member, and longtime supporter, Emily Blunt hosted the 14th annual American Institute for Stuttering’s (AIS) Benefit Gala, which went virtual this year due to the Covid-19 crisis. More
More news