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DiCaprio lends a hand to victims of tsunami

Leonardo DiCaprio has made a “huge” contribution to tsunami relief through Unicef, says a source, who adds that the actor specified that he wanted the money to be targeted to helping the children of Thailand.
/ Source: msnbc.com

Leonardo DiCaprio is joining the celeb effort to help the victims of the tsunami.

The actor spent a lot of time on Phi Phi island in Thailand filming “The Beach,” and he has made a “huge” contribution through Unicef, says a source, who adds that the actor specified that he wanted the money to be targeted to helping the children of Thailand. DiCaprio has also prominently featured a link to Unicef on his web site. DiCaprio’s publicist confirmed that the actor made the contribution, but declined to say exactly how much it was, other than to say it was “substantial.”

“He may be doing more. He’s in talks to do a PSA [public service announcement urging others to contribute]” says the rep. “Nothing is definite yet, but he is looking for other ways to help.”

Actress Sandra Bullock has donated $1 million to the victims of disaster, and Hollywood watchers are expecting other stars to follow suit.

In more good news for the victims of the tsunami: water is on the way. But not just any water. Kabbalah water.

Leaders of the currently hot off-shoot of Judaism have sent more than 10,000 liters of the trendy bottled water to the disaster-stricken people of Indonesia. The drink is the favorite of celebs such as Madonna and Demi Moore. “The Kabbalah Centre has begun raising tens of thousands of dollars to ship their water to South East Asia,” a Kabbalah spokesman told The Scoop. “Our goal is raising one million for this project.”

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