Coronavirus: George Clooney and his wife donated U$S1 million to charities

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George Clooney added to the figures of Hollywood who made a financial contribution to try to help others in a full pandemic coronavirus. The actor and his wife Amal Alamuddin donated $ 1 million to entities of Hollywood and other organizations.

According to the site Deadlinethe couple sent the amount of 300 thousand dollars to The Motion Picture and Television, assisting people who work in film and television, and from 250 thousand to SAG-AFTRA Fund, an organization that it also helps financially to artists.

The rest of the money, according to that publication, partitioned among the charity organization Lebanese Food Bank, a partnership of public good of the Italian region of Lombardy, one of the most affected by the pandemic, and the National Health Service uk (NHS, its acronym in English).

The actor, along with his wife, at the Venice film Festival, 2018. (Photo: AP/Luca Bruno)
The actor, along with his wife, at the Venice film Festival, 2018. (Photo: AP/Luca Bruno)

The protagonist of Ocean’s Eleven took a path similar to that of other colleagues, who also worked in a different way in the midst of the health crisis global.

Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Angelina Jolie, Leonardo DiCaprio, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Sean Penn are some of the celebrities who helped with financial assistance or with materials and sanitary ware.

Hollywood is one of the sectors hardest hit by the irruption of the Covid-19 in the world. About 120 thousand workers were left without employment by the brake of the productions and it is estimated that the economic loss of 20 billion dollars in the entertainment industry.