Posted on Mon Jun 21, 2010 01:05 PM PDT
Larry King is aiming to raise millions tonight to benefit victims of the Gulf Coast oil spill during CNN's 2-hour telethon, Disaster In The Gulf: How You Can Help.
X17online has learned that Sting will have a special performance during the broadcast. Also just added to the telethon lineup: Ke$ha, Lakers' champ Ron Artest, Gwen Stefani's hubby Gavin Rossdale and Nicole Richie.
The following celebrities have already announced their involvement: Cameron Diaz, Justin Bieber, Jenny McCarthy, Ryan Seacrest, Tim McGraw, Alyssa Milano, Edward James Olmos, Ian Somerhalder, Melania Trump and Pete Wentz ... just to name a few.
As for why he got involved with the cause, King says:
- â€œI understand bureaucracy and that some things take time, but when youâ€™re out of work, you donâ€™t need help tomorrow, you need help today. Iâ€™m grateful so many friends and colleagues are coming out to support our June 21st telethon. Weâ€™re going to raise all we can to help the people and also the wildlife that need it now.â€
The telethon airs tonight on CNN from 8 - 10pm EST.
Will you be donating?
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