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Will.I.Am. NOT Being A Douche!

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He's doing good things with his scholarship fund!

Will.i.am's is sending kids to college with his i.am scholarship fund, coming up with the idea after receiving a big paycheck for deejaying a couple years ago. He explains:

"I did the math and I could send three kids to school. It's one thing to make it – and you've got your own apartment, or house, or car – and you keep it for you. That's not making it. Making it is spreading it."

"You watch the news and you've got Obama talking about our health reform, you got Al Qaeda, you have the economy, and nobody's talking about education. And that is the scariest, because we could have a nation full of dummies."

Good point — education is SO important!

In addition to receiving their tuition paid, the scholarship recipients also get the opportunity for an internship at Dipdive.com, will.i.am's social networking site and a job there after graduation.

This year the scholarship fund will offer at least FIVE new four-year scholarships to students who wish to study film and television, motion graphics and animation, journalism and computer science.


[Image via Jody Cortes / WENN.]

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28 comments to “Will.I.Am. NOT Being A Douche!”

  1. 1

    didn't he beat your ass

  2. 2

    Wow- that's so awesome! I kinda thought he was a jerk, but that's great. I've four children in college and it's insane. Awesome

  3. 3

    Re: bongo – no he beat Mario not his moronic ghost writer.

  4. 4

    be nice to him or he will bitch slap you yet again

  5. 5

    His manager sure taught you a lesson douchebag.

  6. 6

    Takes a douche to know a douche.

    It's clear that your sister wrote this though, considering the correct grammar, spelling and sentence structure.

  7. 7

    Re: bongo – i think his manager did

  8. 8


  9. 9

    All of you advocating violence need to you fu.. yourselves!

  10. 10

    You are unbelievable PEREZA, not long time ago you got beaten by him and you cried for a month about it writing all kinds of shit about him. NOW you praise him… you are a sold FATSO

  11. 11

    looking forward to the post that tells us the looooooong list of charities & foundations that mario supports/has created :)

  12. 12

    Good for him and even better for the students who will learn from it. Kudos!

  13. 13

    Great work WillIam. I think he named the endowment fund - after you Mario - Boom Boom POW.

  14. 14

    I like him better when he punching yer dick suckin' ass!

  15. 15

    haha i love him..
    Hope he bitch slaps you again perez!! bahaha

  16. 16

    didnt this guy kick the shit out of you? i wonder if this is a ghost writer hahah

  17. 17

    Love him!

  18. 18

    Good for him! :) Pay it forward! More people should do that! :)

  19. 19

    Excuse me, but President Obama is constantly talking about the paramount importance of education and the fact that the U.S. needs to catch up with the rest of the civilized world. Read a newspaper, idiot.

  20. 20

    Looks like the Douche Bag Perez hasnt got over it yet, grow up. Thise videos of you whinging etc was the best laugh I ever had, it reminded me of the Britney Fan videos LOLS

  21. 21

    he was on Oprah a couple of years ago and did this very same thing he sent 2 young men to college and paid all their expenses

    he is wonderful

  22. 22

    Good to hear. :)

  23. 23

    kudos for spreading the positive message that will.i.am is trying to help those in need! In this time of superb greed, it's nice to see celebs getting their name out there for doing something positive.

  24. 24

    GOOD FOR WILL :D It's refreshing to see people who earn more money than most of the world will ever see spreading it and helping their fellow man.

    I still don't like Black Eyed Peas but now I can respect Will.I. Am

  25. 25

    So what, Parasite, have you done with the money YOU make? You charge a stupid amount of money for ads on your sites; you've got it to spare.

  26. 26


  27. 27

    Yey! Will. I.AM…. Good for you too Mario for growing up…

  28. 28

    whens the flood fool !