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Orlando Hospital Will NOT Bill Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims For Medical Expenses!

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It's always good to help those in need!

Back in June, Orlando, Florida suffered one of the deadliest mass shootings the United States has seen when Omar Saddiqui Mateen opened fire at the gay nightclub Pulse.

Related: Orlando's Pulse Nightclub Will Reopen As A Memorial

Since the terrible tragedy, there has been a lot of info coming out about both the shooter as well as the victims, but now we have a bit of good news for those who were injured during the attack as Orlando Regional Medical Center has revealed they will not bill any of the victims!

Orlando Regional is where most of the victims were taken for treatment after the shooting, and it sounds like they're willing to take a huge hit by not charging any patients from Pulse seeing as how those bills could add up to more than $5 million!

The hospital's parent network released a statement to ET saying:

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Taylor Swift Donates $50K To A Baton Rouge Food Bank!

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UPDATE! 9:22 EST: Taylor's $50K donation to the Greater Food Bank is part of — not in addition to — the $1 million she gave to Louisiana flood relief. Several organizations are receiving funds.



Aww! We just love when celebs get charitable!

According to the Greater Food Bank in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Taylor Swift dropped $50K to help those affected by recent devastating floods in the area. The generous gift comes on the heels of Tay's $1 million donation to additional Louisiana flood victims.

Related: Taylor Donates $1 Mill Flood Victims

In honor of Swift's charitable ways, the food bank tweeted this adorable message:

So cute! It's also nice to see all these amazing volunteers — they're the true heroes in all of this!

As for the flood victims, we continue to root for you guys. Stay strong!

[Image via Instagram/Twitter.]

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Amber Heard Thinks Johnny Depp Should Pay DOUBLE For Directly Donating Their Settlement — And Here's Why!

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Is the divorce drama ever actually going to be over?

After finally settling their contentious legal battle — including the domestic violence allegationsAmber Heard announced she would be donating all $7 million she received from Johnny Depp to charity.

Related: Judge Who Threw Out Kesha's Case Has Close Ties To Sony

Following the blonde's admission, the eccentric actor then revealed he would be directly donating to the two charities of his former flame's choice, Children's Hospital of LA and ACLU, and has already started to send checks their way.

However, Miz Heard does NOT approve of her ex's decision, and is now insisting that he pay double what he initially agreed, and here's why.

The actress' team says that the 53-year-old wouldn't actually be shelling out the full $7 million if he passed along the checks himself, because he'd be getting a charitable tax deduction!

Plus, the Justice League star maintains that the money is no longer the Kentucky native's to give away.

The 30-year-old's people told TMZ:

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Chris Hemsworth Visits Brisbane Children's Hospital AGAIN — Only This Time Without Thor Costar Tom Hiddleston!

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Chris Hemsworth can't stop giving back!

On Wednesday, it was revealed that the Thor star made another surprise appearance at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane after visiting with Tom Hiddleston earlier this week. Aww!

Related: John Reveals Why He Didn't Get The Part Of Captain America

In a new pic on Instagram (below), the Australian native is seen smiling with a young patient as he rocks his natural cropped hair and a grey sweatshirt.

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Johnny Depp Honors Amber Heard's $7 Million Charity Donation Pledge By Sending The Money Himself!

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So, is this thing finally wrapping up?

The saga that is Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's divorce seems like it's finally coming to a close after the former couple reached a settlement and now the Edward Scissorhands actor has already started paying up!

Related: Judge Who Threw Out Kesha's Case Has Close Ties To Sony

Shortly after an agreement was made between Depp and Heard regarding their split, the blonde beauty announced that she would be donating her $7 million settlement to charity that would be evenly split between the American Civil Liberties Union​ and the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

While sometimes it takes a bit for money to come through on things like this, Johnny has

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Britney Spears Teams Up With The Red Cross To Help Louisiana Victims & Give YOU A Chance To Meet Her!

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Britney Spears teams up with the Red Cross for Louisiana.

This is such a wonderful gesture!

Of course we knew Britney Spears would do something to help victims of the Louisiana flood. It is her home state after all!

Video: Brit Performs Do You Wanna Come Over For First Time

The Make Me singer has teamed up with the Red Cross for a Crowdrise campaign to raise money for Louisiana while also giving fans a chance to meet her at the VMAs!

Every $10 donation is a chance to win! You could also win her VMAs outfit!

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Amber Heard Reveals Plan To Donate All Of Her $7 Million Settlement Money To Charity — 'Money Played No Role For Me Personally & Never Has'

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Wow, we didn't see this one coming!

Just a few days after Amber Heard settled her ongoing legal battle with Johnny Depp, the actress revealed her plans to donate her entire settlement sum ($7 million dollars), to various charities.

Related: Johnny Is 'Relieved' His Legal Drama Is OVER!

According to Heard, half will go to the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) while the other portion will benefit the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

In a statement, the actress revealed:

"The donation will be divided equally between the ACLU, with a particular focus on helping defend battered women, and the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, where I have worked as a volunteer for the past 10 years."

How kind!

The celeb went on to add:

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