Rebecca Black to donate Friday proceeds to Japan

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  • The Teen singer has pledged the profits from her love-or-hate YouTube hit

    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.

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    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.’

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    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…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD2LRROpph0

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