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Will.i.am Gives His Voice Fee To Charity!

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What a fab thing to do!

Will.i.am is a judge on the U.K. version of The Voice, and was paid pretty handsomely to do so.

Here's the thing, though: Will.i.am knows he has enough stuff.

Because of that, he has decided to give his entire fee to charity! 500,000 Euros are going to disadvantaged young people in London through The Prince's Trust.

Here's what he said:

"I don't need any more luxury items. And equipping our young people with education and inspiration is real homeland security.

"I grew up seeing kids selling drugs at 11 and getting pistols and things they shouldn't be doing. My life could have turned out very differently. But I was encouraged to dance, sing by my mum and teachers… that changed my life."

Absolutely wonderful, Will.i.am!

We're sure all of that will be going to kids who deserve it, and will be SO thankful!

Keep it up, we love hearing about it!

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13 comments to “Will.i.am Gives His Voice Fee To Charity!”

  1. filou says – reply to this


    It's £500,000 - Pounds not Euros.

  2. likeahoneybee says – reply to this


    we have pounds in england not euros

  3. 3

    Sooo awesome!!! Modern day Robin Hood!! I love people that balance out there Karma! May he sleep well knowing he has "given".
    Well Done!

  4. 4

    CHARITIES STEAL 99% OF ALL DONATIONS! NEVER GIVE TO A CHARITY! if you want to give, go directly to a orfanage, or pay someones tuition directly! DO NOT GIVE TO CHARITY! i worked for a charity before, it was the time i made more money in my life, but i just couldn't deal with the thieves! DO NOT DONATE TO CHARITIES! DONATE DIRECTLY!

  5. Alan Brickman says – reply to this


    Nice Gesture….too bad most charities are corrupt these days….

  6. ann says – reply to this


    he was a complete douche on that show if i remember stories correctly! wasn't he always texting and not paying attention? he is ONLY giving his fee away to garner some good press since he's such an asshole.

  7. Tom Bitch says – reply to this


    Perez you fucking moron we have £ not € in the UK.


  8. dee says – reply to this


    we don't use eruos in the uk…. eugh

  9. 9

    oh my god how retarded is the person who wrote? we are not under the single currency, we use pounds not euros.

  10. 10

    ooooh get over it ppl..pounds, euros..whatever the important thing is that Will gave the money to a charity..he is such a humble person, i had the pleasure to meet him and talk to him, and he is just the collest most down to earth celebrity

  11. 11

    That is a fantastic thing for him to do, thanks for posting this. Wish move folks would do this type of thingl

  12. D says – reply to this


    Euros……..i think not! seriously that is ridic.
    i think there needs to be a british person on your staff there has been A LOT of mistakes lately and the dailymail.co.uk has posted all of the stories a day or 2 prior to you. That never used to happen. #justsaying

  13. 13

    Seeing as the money came from the (in my case) unwilling TVL payer anyway - too right it should go back to them in some way. Bl**dy BBC thinking that we want yet another sh*! talent contest and using money that should go towards providing us with decent dramas for this.