Miley Cyrus Tears Up Explaining Why She's Giving $500K to Hurricane Victims

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The singer talked about being empathetic to what the hurricane victims are going through and how they just lost everything.

The 24-year-old singer became emotional during her chat on The Ellen DeGeneres Show after the presenter praised her for donating $500,000 to hurricane relief efforts via her Happy Hippie Foundation. "It just really makes me really upset", she said, with tears in her eyes. "So I am really happy to help in any way I can".

Cyrus insisted she didn't have to think twice about using her celebrity status for good.

"Just wanted to let everyone in Texas know, we got you".

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The world has been shaken by the events of Hurricane Harvey and people from all lifestyles have been doing their best to contribute to the cause.

The singer announces her donation to relief efforts in Texas.

"Thank you to you, thank you to Walmart", he said. "I don't know why".

A donation drive organized by Houston Texans NFL star J.J. Watt had reached $10 million in pledges from celebrities and ordinary people by Thursday, and singer Solange Knowles, Beyonce's sister, announced benefit concerts in Boston and NY for September and October. Check out her post below to see how you can help. "I'm committed to partnering with organizations on the ground in Houston and making contributions to uplift the city that raised me with so much love". Cyrus then broke down in tears while explaining why she made a decision to step up with such a huge contribution. I promise you that I will help these victims directly.

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