Celebrities are often portrayed as selfish, money-grabbing egotists who would stop at nothing in their quest for fame and fortune. And while some stars have definitely earned their diva reputation, others have actually proved capable of thinking about those less fortunate than themselves. Here are 19 heartwarming tales of A-listers using their fame for the greater good.
19. Tyler Perry
In the same year that he starred in a film called Good Deeds, Tyler Perry became an off-screen knight in shining armor for cerebral palsy sufferer Alicia Day. That’s because in 2012 Perry learned that thieves had taken the woman’s mobility van from her home in Decatur, and so the comedian kindly volunteered to buy her another one. Aww.