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.
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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.
5. Get Christopher Walken to read dramatically from an upper-level biochemistry textbook. Perhaps adding in relevant anecdotes about his life.
4. Get Katy Perry to switch places with Zooey Deschanel for a WHOLE episode of New Girl where no one acknowledges the switch.
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).
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