Justin Bieber has surprised amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala event organisers during the Cannes Film Festival in France by donating $545,000 towards HIV research.
WHILE at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala event for the Cannes Film Festival in France, pop singer Justin Bieber surprised organisers by donating $545,000 towards HIV research.
The gala event itself raised $35 million for research funding, thanks to the sales of unique items up for auction, including a trip into space with Leonardo DiCaprio on the Virgin Galactic spacecraft that sold for $1 million.
There was also a gilded in 24-carat gold leaf 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth skeleton in a steel display case (pictured below) by British artist Damian Hirst that went for $15 million.
The star-studded event also included performances by Robin Thicke, Lana Del Rey and Andrea Bocelli. Kylie Minogue has also been reported as one of the quests.
Damian Hirst’ s gilded mammoth
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