Mark Damon/Las Vegas News Bureau
Monday, Sept. 25, 2017|11:25 a.m.
NEW YORK– Jennifer Lopez has pledged $1 million towards cyclone relief efforts in her family’s native Puerto Rico.
Lopez announced throughout a press conference with New york city Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday that she would provide money from her ongoing Las Vegas residency to different charities in the aftermath of Typhoon Maria. Lopez states she’s also enlisting the aid of her sweetheart, former New york city Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, and her ex-husband, Marc Anthony.
The 48-year-old Lopez was born in New York to Puerto Rican moms and dads. She says she still has household on the island that she has yet speak with.
Fellow vocalist Ricky Martin has contributed $100,000 to the relief effort and released an online charity event. Puerto Rican rap artist Daddy Yankee is sending out 4 truckloads of supplies contributed by his fans.