12 Attempts To Bribe Celebrities For Charitable Causes

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Want to contribute to a worthy cause and get your favourite celebrity to do something awesome and/or ridiculous? That’s the idea behind Charity Bribes.Anyone can post something awesome or bizarre for a specific celebrity to do. These ideas go on a master list, where the good people of the Internet vote for their favourites. Currently on the leader board“Morgan Freeman to spend an afternoon narrating user-submitted animal videos.”

The activity with the most votes when the current bribe expires (every 30 days) is the next one to be featured. People then pledge money to get the celeb to do the aforementioned awesome thing. If the celeb doesn’t take the bribe, no one has to give the money they pledged. If the celebrity follows through, the predetermined charity gets the cash that was raised.

Larry David fans recently pledged more than $10,000 in an attempt to get LD on Twitter. It doesn’t appear to have worked, but it was their first effort. I have a good feeling about the current bribe, which happens to be #1 on our list.

Let us know if you post a bribe. Anyone want to see Mangesh and Will arm wrestle? Want Ransom to give your town the Strange Geographies treatment?

Check out 12 celebrity bribes for charitable causes>

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Proceeds go to Cystic Fibrosis Quebec.

11. Get Jeff Bridges to anchor ABC World News.

Proceeds go to No Kid Hungry.

10. Get Rachael Ray to do a show with Epic Meal Time and each has to make the other's dish according to their recipe and instructions.

Proceeds go to the American Heart Association.

Proceeds go to Little Kids Rock.

8. Get Bill Clinton to do the Icky Shuffle and the Hokey Pokey on video.

Proceeds go to the Clinton Global Initiative. (I feel like this probably happens at wedding receptions all of the time.)

7. Get the Cast of the Wonder Years to reenact a famous scene.

Proceeds go to United Way of NY.

6. Get Donald Trump to post a picture of how his hair looks when he wakes up.

5. Get Christopher Walken to read dramatically from an upper-level biochemistry textbook. Perhaps adding in relevant anecdotes about his life.

Proceeds go to The Sierra Club.

4. Get Katy Perry to switch places with Zooey Deschanel for a WHOLE episode of New Girl where no one acknowledges the switch.

Proceeds go to Trevor Project.

2. Get Daniel Day Lewis to post a YouTube video of him reenacting the milkshake scene from There Will Be Blood with an eight year old drinking an actual milkshake.

Proceeds go to AIDS. (I'm assuming that means the AIDS Foundation, but the user doesn't actually say).

All proceeds from this bribe go to Autism Speaks.

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