Alex Rodriguez admitted he’s floored by Jennifer Lopez’s charitable efforts following Hurricane Maria’s devastation in Puerto Rico.
The singer, actress and “World of Dance” decide already donated $1 million of her personal money to aid efforts, and now she’s organizing “One Voice: Somos Stay! A Live performance For Catastrophe Aid,” with proceeds going to restoration efforts in Puerto Rico.
“To observe Jennifer type of lean into this in a method I didn’t know she was able to — I imply, right here’s somebody who has like 20 jobs, I can’t even sustain,” Rodriguez, forty two, informed “Leisure Tonight” Thursday.
The live performance, airing Saturday on Telemundo and Univision at eight p.m. ET and on NBC at 10 p.m. ET, will function performers together with Demi Lovato, Gwen Stefani, Maroon 5, Ricky Martin, Camila Cabello and Lopez’s ex-husband, Marc Anthony.
Proceeds from the occasion will go to UNICEF, United Method, Feeding America, Save the Youngsters, Habitat for Humanity and Unidos for Puerto Rico.
“I referred to as each performer myself,” Lopez, forty eight, boasted. “It was numerous enjoyable to name you understand, Gwen Stefani or Demi Lovato or Jamie Foxx or Leonardo DiCaprio or any of those individuals … Ellen DeGeneres and go ‘Hey, my full time job is now Puerto Rico, are you able to assist me out?’ And I can’t even get the sentence out they usually’re like, ‘Sure, what do you want? What would you like me to do?’”
Nonetheless, Lopez was fast to share credit score with Rodriguez for the present’s profitable launch.
“We complement one another in a stupendous approach, and I couldn’t have requested for a greater associate on this,” she stated. “I imply the issues that Alex did to assist make this a hit for the individuals of Puerto Rico and for all of catastrophe aid has been superb. Alex was like, ‘We will do that,’ and he received the MLB and the New York Yankees to donate immediately. After which he made a donation. After which that each one occurred virtually concurrently.”
The trigger hits very near house for Lopez, who misplaced contact with relations on the island after the storm hit, and A-Rod is decided to boost consciousness of the work that also have to be finished.
“We typically take issues as a right,” Rodriguez stated. “Simply being in a room with air con or refrigerated meals or mild and water, fuel. Issues that they don’t have and it’s getting worse by the minute. I feel for us, it’s necessary to ship the message to them with our phrases and our actions that we’re there and we’re there to remain and…