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Good things celebs do: Shakira, Kelly Ripa, Oprah, Jason Bateman, and more.

Yesterday, singer, songwriter Shakira set aside her music for a day on a mission for charity. Read more about it in today's Celebrity Headlines by Jodi Jill.

Kelly Ripa teamed up with Buddy Valastro of TLC’s The Cake Boss for Kelly’s Cake Off for a Cause, which challenged five teams of bakers to decorate cakes. It was all to raise awareness and support of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF).

Today, O magazine announced that it is cleaning Oprah Winfrey's closet for an auction of more than 150 items. Her clothes, shoes bags will be auctioned on eBay to benefit her school in South Africa. Read more about it on

Dutiful daddy Jason Priestley was spotted by Pacific Coast News today with his three year old daughter. The daddy daughter duo picked up a treat at L.A. Farmers Market. Jason Bateman and Johhny Knoxville were also spotted spending quality time with their little ones.

Lara Piu writes a daily newsletter on Good things celebs do and how-to live The Good Life too. She has been an online journalist for Gannett since 2003.


  • Cindy 4 years ago

    I think it's nice to see dads more involved these days. I like that Oprah cleans out her closet for a good cause, that makes a ton on sense.


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