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Leonardo DiCaprio Pays $125,000 for Art Piece During Haiti Relief Fundraiser

by Alex Ungerman 3:22 PM PST, January 08, 2017
Playing Leonardo DiCaprio Pays $125,000 for Art Piece During Haiti Relief Fundraiser

Leonardo DiCaprio is spending big for a good cause.

The Before the Flood star bid $125,000 on custom artwork by Ed Ruscha at a the Haiti Rising gala charity auction for Sean Penn's J/P HRO Haitian Relief Organization in Beverly Hills, California, on Saturday night.

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The event, which was also attended by stars such as Lily Collins, Pamela Anderson, Jason Segel, Connie Britton, Diane Kruger, Jeffrey Tambor, Emile Hirsch, Edward Norton and Nick Jonas, raised a record $37 million – including contributions from the Government of France, The Parker Foundation and World Bank, in addition to proceeds from the live auction – for J/P HRO's efforts in Haiti.

To learn more about the organization, and how you can help, visit jphro.org

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