Rebecca Black to donate Friday proceeds to Japan

Eleanor Young
by Eleanor Young

Rebecca Black - Rebecca Black to donate Friday proceeds to Japan - Friday - Rebecca Black Friday - Rebecca Black Japan - Celebrity News - Marie Claire - Marie Clarie UK

Love-or-hate teen singing star Rebecca Black, no one can say the online star isn’t using her newfound fame for good cause. The youngster has pledged to donate the profits from her Friday song to Japan, to help with emergency relief in the disaster hit country.

MORE AMAZING APPS AND WEBSITES

Rebecca’s budget hit – dubbed by many as 'the worst song ever' has attracted mass attention on the internet, and attracted more than 40 million YouTube views.

Speaking of profits from her hit, she revealed she would be donating money to Japan, as well as to her school.

'I am donating money to my school and Japan,' she revealed.

‘My school, El Rancho Charter is really where I started focusing on singing. I feel bad. Japan happened so close to mine, and I feel like I’m taking away attention from it. I really just want to give back.’

Rebecca Black - Rebecca Black to donate Friday proceeds to Japan - Friday - Rebecca Black Friday - Rebecca Black Japan - Celebrity News - Marie Claire - Marie Clarie UK

This comes just days after Lady Gaga branded the 13-year-old singer a ‘genius,’ for attracting a whopping 40 million viewers on YouTube.

'I think it's fantastic,' Gaga said of the teen’s overnight online success. 

'I say Rebecca Black is a genius and anyone that's telling her she's cheesy is full of s**t,’ she added.

WATCH Rebecca’s Friday hit here…

Love or hate Rebecca’s Friday hit? Let us know in the comments box below!

FABULOUS APPS AND ONLINE SITES

MORE CELEBRITY NEWS

Comments:

Google

You might also be interested in…

InStyle: Look Of The Day

More: Look Of The Day

 

Subscribe to Marie Claire magazine and get 6 issues for £6!

Choose how you want to receive Marie Claire – available in print or on your iPad