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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ALS’

Stephen Hawking ‘Very Proud’ of Eddie Redmayne For His Oscar Best Actor Win

Stephen Hawking took to Facebook Sunday to congratulate Eddie Redmayne on his Oscar win for best actor for his portrayal of the ALS-afflicted physicist in The Theory Of Everything. Stephen Hawking was unable to attend the awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday, but sent a message of congratulations via his Facebook page, saying he was “proud” of the actor. …

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Renée Zellweger Doesn’t Let Friends Fight Alone

Nanci Ryder, founder of bicoastal BWR Public Relations and talent publicist, was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS, in August, while the entire country was completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. “Unless they find a cure, it’s terminal,” Ryder told her close friend and client Renee Zellweger. “They haven’t told me that I’m terminal, but the disease …

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Two-Year-Old’s Ice Bucket Challenge Likely Outdoes All to Follow

Keep Ice Bucket Challenging, folks. It’s raised a ton of money for ALS research and it continues to provide us with some pretty great videos – either successful and clever or absolute failures. Both are funny. Keep ’em coming. But know that your Ice Bucket Challenge is probably going to fall short of this anonymous two-year-old girl’s version. The adorably …

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Neil Patrick Harris Takes On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominated By Ben Affleck

Neil Patrick Harris gamely accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge he received from actor-director Ben Affleck. Affleck’s nomination made him feel “flattered”, the How I Met Your Mother star said. Affleck’s challenge was one of the three Harris received, the two others coming from Jayma Mays and Cookie Monster. Harris joked in an interview with the Daily News that he …

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Benedict Cumberbatch Rocks the Ice Bucket Challenge

There has been no shortage of celebrities posting videos of themselves doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge over the past couple of weeks, and now Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has joined the ranks. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is used to raise awareness and money for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. According to the ALS …

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Jennifer Aniston Takes On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominated By Justin Theroux

As one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, actress Jennifer Aniston can be a strong advocate for many types of campaigns and causes. She recently showed her support for the awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). On Saturday, Aniston’s fiancé, actor Justin Theroux, performed the ALS ice bucket challenge and included her name as one of his nominees to …

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Samsung Just Had to Turn the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge into an Ad

Like President Obama and his views on gay marriage or a pokemon, I can evolve. My initial feelings on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge were cynical, to say the least. Just donate the damn money, you’re only doing this for Facebook likes. But then celebrities started doing it. Not only did the likes of Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, the Foo …

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Gwyneth Paltrow Makes Surprising Ice Bucket Call Out

We’ve now seen many celebrities take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Seeing who they nominate is almost as fun as watching them get showered with ice cold water. Gwyneth Paltrow had been called out by Martha Stewart, trainer Tracy Anderson, and chef Jose Andres. But who would the blonde beauty nominate? In a surprising move, the actress called out her …

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Hayden Panettiere Confirms Pregnancy During Ice Bucket Challenge

Hayden Panettiere is the latest celebrity to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for Lou Gehrig’s disease. On Wednesday, August 20, Hayden completed her challenge and confirmed her pregnancy with Wladimir Klitschko while doing so. Hayden can be seen wearing a pair of black leggings and a loose T-shirt, standing in a parking lot. “I accept …

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Ice Bucket Challenge: Even Celebs Are Doing It

The Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over social networks and it’s hard to scroll down your newsfeed without seeing a video or photo of someone before or after they have had ice water dumped over their head. The Ice Bucket Challenge was created to raise awareness and money for the ALS Association to find a cure for ALS. ALS stands …

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Wonder Woman Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Gal Gadot, who will appear as Wonder Woman in the upcoming film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, took the Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday after Ben Affleck, aka Batman, accepted the challenge on Monday. The 29-year old Israeli actress and model has appeared in other American films such as Fast & Furious, Fast Five, and Fast & Furious 6, as …

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Conan O’Brien Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Conan O’Brien has joined the list of celebrities and several of your Facebook friends. The talk show host admitted to being called out by many different people to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in order to raise awareness. ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been a viral sensation all week on …

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