International Citizen’s star-studded “One World: Collectively at Dwelling” live performance got here below fireplace as some criticized the televised occasion for elevating cash for the World Well being Group’s coronavirus response.
The 2-hour primetime present curated by Woman Gaga raised greater than $150 million for the group’s Solidarity Response Fund, organizers mentioned.
Elton John, Jennifer Lopez, Stevie Marvel, former US first girls Michelle Obama and Laura Bush, Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion and Taylor Swift all participated within the particular.
However critics of the WHO lashed out on social media in response to the published occasion, which was the most important celeb gathering to this point to struggle the pandemic.
“Every and EVERY ‘celeb’ concerned is a traitor to humankind and an equal conspirator is protecting up the @WHO and Communist China’s CRIMES in opposition to humanity,” one Twitter user wrote.
The backlash comes as President Trump has accused the WHO of pro-China bias and never appearing quick sufficient to confront the harmful, new virus when it emerged within the Chinese language metropolis of Wuhan.
“Why not increase cash for out of labor Americans?” one other user tweeted of the spectacle. “If these celebrities actually cared they wouldn’t be supporting WHO. China lied and the WHO backed them.”
Coronavirus has unfold to greater than 735,00 Individuals, together with at the least 39,000 deaths as of Sunday morning, in response to the most recent figures from John Hopkins College.