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Britney Spears Helps The Homeless! Gives Man Begging Outside Pharmacy $100!

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WOW! We absolutely ADORE this!

We're not sure if it's the new BF, the brown hair, or the Vegas residency deal, but whatever the reason may be, we haven't seen Britney Spears acting this much like her old self in a seriously long time!

ESPECIALLY after you hear this!

According to reports, the pop starlet was on her way in to an El Lay pharmacy when she overheard a homeless man by the door begging for change, and immediately went to a nearby ATM and withdrew $100 just to give to him!

Isn't that just so unbelievably compassionate?

Apparently, however, the sentimental moment quickly turned into a HIGHlarious miscommunication, as the man was so overtaken with gratitude that he startled her and caused her to scream by picking her up in a big bear hug, prompting security to confuse the situation for a robbery!

Sources explain:

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Beyoncé & Jay-Z Paid With Poverty Alleviation Funds For 2006 Visit To Nigeria!

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This is definitely not how that money should have been used!

Unfortunately, it looks like pretty damn important funds were misused in Nigeria back in 2006 under the watch of then-Governor Goodluck Jonathan.

So not okay!!

Beyoncé and Jay-Z were brought to Nigeria for the very first ThisDay Music Festival in Lagos, but the way they were paid is now under scrutiny.

It has been discovered that Bayelsa officials approved

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Harry Styles Gets Crazy Cute In The Kitchen For Charity

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A cutie cupcake baking cupcakes?

Sign us up for some of that action!

Harry Styles made us swoon more times than we can count with this adorbz pic of him getting his bake on in the kitchen for Red Nose Day.

Quite an impressive task considering his long night!

His One Direction bandmate, Niall Horan, tweeted this picture perfection (above) of Harry mixing up some cupcakes for the good cause along with this message:

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One Direction Announces Plans To Keep Raising Funds To Fight Poverty! Watch HERE!

We could not be more PROUD of our boys in One Direction!

As we've reported, the group recently traveled to a supremely impoverished region of Ghana as part of the United Kingdom's Red Nose Day/Comic Relief efforts, which raises funds to help alleviate poverty worldwide!

And while we were all treated to an AWESOME cover of Blondie's One Way Or Another to help raise money for the cause, we're delighted to announce that it is simply NOT ENOUGH for Harry, Zayn, Louis, Liam and Niall, as they've decided to continue fundraising efforts of their own to help all those in far worse circumstances than those facing us!

But they want input from the fans, too!

Ch-ch-check out the video to see how you can do your part (above)!

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President Obama's Inauguration Speech Encourages Equality, Fairness, Acceptance As The Means To Peace & Prosperity! WATCH HERE!

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Our heart swelled while watching President Obama's inauguration speech.

Not only did the President touch upon important issues such as poverty, economy, democracy, international relations, healthcare, conflict, climate change, and equal rights, he also emphasized the fact that only through COMMUNAL effort can we begin to address some of the problems involved in the aforementioned topics.

Obama urged Americans to set aside petty, superficial differences to ensure a peaceful future for our children…

AND he is the first president to EVER address gay rights during an inaugural speech!

We are an awe-inspiring country despite prevalent intolerance, greed, and selfishness. Imagine what we could achieve if we appreciated and loved one another as HUMAN BEINGS?!

Listen to Obama's wise words (above) and then ponder over some insightful excerpts …AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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One Direction Gets SLAMMED For Ghana Visit!

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One Direction VIsits Ghana Gets Slammed For Comments

While many saw One Direction’s recent charity trip to Ghana as an act of kindness, others viewed it as an inaccurate depiction of their country!

We previously showed you the pic of 1D in Ghana and told you about group member Niall Horan’s tweet, which stated his realization that poverty is indeed VERY real.

Now it looks like Niall’s tweet didn’t quite go over so well with the country’s celebrities, who interpreted it as him saying ALL of Ghana is impoverished.

One Ghanaian actress, Ama K. Abebrese, blasted off tweets to Niall, which read:

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One Direction Visit Ghana, Niall Horan Realizes Poverty Exists

Hoh man…

Cheeky musical quintet One Direction took a sneaky, secret visit to an impoverished region of Ghana a few days ago as part of the UK's Red Nose Day/Comic Relief effort, which helps raise money to alleviate poverty…

And not only did the boyband members enjoy their trip — where they also filmed scenes for a Comic Relief music video cover of Blondie's One Way or Another — it seems the dudes also learned a thing or two about the state of the world!


In fact, the band's newest legal driver Niall Horan apparently had an "a ha" moment, as evidenced by his tweet:

Awww Niall! SO cute in the most naive sort of way!

Niall's "life changing" experience even caused him to

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