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David Beckham Visits Africa as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador 

Just in case you need another reason to love the soccer star!

Scott Baumgartner | June 9, 2016 - 3:51 pm

Hot Humanitarian David Beckham Receives UNICEF Honor

They say doing good does the body good.

Mia Lardiere | January 13, 2016 - 12:27 pm

Shakira Shares First Photo of Newborn Son

Shakira gave birth to what we assumed was an adorable baby boy last week, but after she shared the first photo of her son with the world today, we’re not so sure…


The mother-of-two took to Instagram to share a photo of her son’s wrinkly, little feet — which,…

Kendall Fisher | February 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Shakira Gives Birth to Baby Boy With Gerard Pique, Baby Name Revealed!

Breaking baby news! Shakira is now a proud mother of two!

Shakira and longtime love Gerard Pique welcomed their second son Thursday (Jan. 29, 2015) in Barcelona, Spain. The 37-year-old beauty announced the happy news on her website, where she also revealed baby no. 2’s adorable name!

Kaitlyn Laurie | January 30, 2015 - 10:16 am

Shakira Shows Off Baby Bump for Her and Gerard Pique’s ‘World Baby Shower’ for UNICEF

Shakira looks gorgeous in these new pics for UNICEF showing off her baby bump!

Her and longtime boyfriend Gerard Piqué have invited fans to attend their “World Baby Shower” benefitting UNICEF, posing for pics with their 1-year-old son Milan.

Shakira, 37, is expected to give birth within the next few weeks.

Kaitlyn Laurie | January 20, 2015 - 10:29 am

Watch: J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing Starfighter from ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Set

Here is your first look at a rusty but beautiful X-Wing Starfighter from J. J. Abrams’ highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII.

The big reveal, posted in a video message starring the director on Monday, is in support of the Star Wars: Force for Change campaign.

Peggy Truong | July 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Robbie Williams and Ewan McGregor Sang “Angels,” and it was Glorious

Robbie Williams invited Ewan McGregor and his velvet voice on stage last night to help him sing “Angels” at Jemima Khan’s UNICEF UK Halloween Ball.

Kelly Lynch | November 1, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Selena Gomez Rocks Gently For a Good Cause (VIDEO)

Justin Bieber’s not the only one who’s breaking it down acoustic-style these days. Bieber’s pal, Selena Gomez, stripped things down to the basics at the 450-capacity Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood on Tuesday night, treating the select crowd to an intimate concert to commemorate the 60th anniversary of UNICEF’s Trick-or-Treat program, which annually raises funds…

Celebuzz | October 27, 2010 - 2:07 pm

Bid on Selena Gomez’s Dress for Charity!

Selena Gomez is doing good, one dress at a time.
The UNICEF ambassador and Celebuzz’s reigning Teen Queen is auctioning off the gorgeous gray dress she wore in her “Year Without Rain” video for charity.
The flowing Catherine Dean dress is currently up for auction on the online charity auction site CharityBuzz (no…

| October 15, 2010 - 7:38 am

Selena Gomez Talks About Her UNICEF Work (VIDEO)

With red-hot TV, movie and music careers to juggle, Selena Gomez could be forgiven if she decided she just wanted to kick back during her free time. But the 18-year-old Disney princess also crams an admirable amount of charitable work into her schedule, serving as the youngest ambassador ever for the United Nation’s Children’s Fund…

| September 27, 2010 - 11:31 am

VIDEO: Selena Gomez Wants You to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Selena Gomez is really serious about her UNICEF Ambassador title.
The Wizards of Waverly Place star, who recently traveled to the poverty-stricken West African country of Ghana to survey conditions there, has just issued a new public service announcement urging her fans to collect for UNICEF while they’re out trick-or-treating this Halloween. 

Celebuzz | October 23, 2009 - 7:00 am

VIDEO: Selena Gomez in Ghana

Is Selena Gomez a kind-hearted soul, or what?
Check out this video of the Wizards of Waverly Place star during her visit to the West African country of Ghana, as part of her duties as the UNICEF U.S. Fund’s youngest ambassador.
In the video, Selena also encourages her fans to bring along a…

Celebuzz | October 7, 2009 - 11:00 am

VIDEO: Selena Gomez Talks About Her Trip to Ghana

As we reported earlier this month, Selena Gomez just took a trip to Ghana, West Africa, as the newest (and youngest) Ambassador for UNICEF’s U.S. Fund.
Gomez is working with the organization UNICEF in its goal to eliminate preventable deaths among the world’s children.
In the above video, the Wizards Of Waverly Place

Regan Stephens | September 17, 2009 - 7:00 am

Selena Gomez Is Going to Africa

What’s next for Selena Gomez now that she’s conquered TV and radio?
A trip to West Africa to see how the other half lives.
Reuters reports that the Wizards of Waverly Place star, in her capacity as the newest (and youngest) Ambassador for UNICEF’s U.S. Fund, is going on a fact-finding mission to…

Celebuzz | September 4, 2009 - 9:45 am

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden Light The Night

Joel Madden and Nicole Richie hosted UNICEF’s annual Light The Night Event on Saturday night in Beverly Hills, California.
Nicole and Joel, who was named a UNICEF Ambassador in July, switched on the lights at the Beverly Hills Snowflake Lighting Ceremony, where guests were also treated to a performance by singer Kreesha Turner.

Celebuzz | November 23, 2008 - 2:59 pm

Rihanna Wears Her ‘Heart’ Over Her Shoulder

Pop songstress Rihanna, 20, who recently skipped Indonesia as a tour date due to terrorist threats, attended Gucci’s Tattoo Heart Collection to benefit UNICEF event at their 5th Avenue store in NYC yesterday.
She particpated, clad in an edgy red number, in the store’s snowflake lighting before appearing with Madonna,50, at…

Celebuzz | November 20, 2008 - 7:19 am

Selena Gomez Wants to ‘Boo!’ Ya

Mario Lopez isn’t the only pretty little thing who enjoys distributing sweet treats to the general public. Wizards of Waverly Place sensation Selena Gomez took to the streets during her appearance on Good Morning America today and handed out packs of Halloween goodies to the kids on the street, to promote her work with charitable

Janie Marcus | October 23, 2008 - 2:39 pm

Joel Madden Moonlights for Humanity

Musician. Father. And now, humanitarian missionary. Good Charlotte vocalist Joel Madden will be raising his voice to bring attention to the maladies afflicting children in developing nations. The singer has been tapped by UNICEF to be its latest Goodwill Ambassador.The appointment follows a video PSA that Madden and girlfriend Nicole Richie taped for UNICEF in…

Celebuzz | July 7, 2008 - 11:03 am