When they're not rocking stages all around the world, 2 Chainz and The Weeknd are giving back this Holiday season. Get the touching stories inside involving cheering up a few sick children and gifting a family with a brain damaged son with a minivan...
This past weekend, after linking up with The Weeknd when he slid into Atlanta (above with Mike.Will.Made.It), 2 Chainz and his charity organization, the T.R.U. Foundation, donated a minivan to a local Atlanta family in need through proceeds raised from 2 Chainz’s popular “Ugly Sweater” collection.
The rapper, who (above) appeared on "Good Morning America" this AM to judge the show’s Country Crock Ugly Holiday Sweater contest where the winner received this giant Country Crock ugly Christmas sweater cake, said:
You've seen the previous stories about the rapper paying the mortgage of a military vet in need, now Mr. Chainz is still spreading Holiday cheer around his hometown.
2 Chainz heard about Damien Walker and Tamifonika Jones’ family of four children and how they lost everything in a recent fire. The story about the fire was all over the Atlanta news. Unfortunately, one of their four children, 7-year-old Antonio, suffered from major smoke inhalation that has left him with severe brain damage. He is currently undergoing rehab to learn how to walk, talk, regain his vision and get back to 100%.
Since September, the family has been able to secure housing. Still, they don't have a vehicle that can accommodate the entire family, as well as Antonio's wheelchair, that can assist in getting them back and forth from the hospital (the rest of the family also had complications from the fire).
2 Chainz and his Dabbin' Santa donated a Honda Odyssey van to the family, and it was all caught on tape below:
Prayers go up... Blessings come down... You never know where the blessings are going to come from. This family has been thru absolutely everything you can image. From their house burning down to their son suffering brain damage. I wanted to be able to provide a reliable minivan for the family so they could get to and from the hospital for their sons therapy...
Speaking of giving back, The Weeknd teamed up recently with Ryan Seacrest's Foundation to visit kiddies at Children's Hospital in Ryan's hometown of Atlanta:
The "Earned It" singer was in town to perform this week, so he took some time out to visit a few kiddies and lift their spirits.
He may have needed some spirit lifting of his own too. Life & Style reports the singer has been cheating on model girlfriend Bella Hadid. Hmmm...
Allegedly, the 25-year-old was singing "Can't Feel My Face" to some other women at a party while his girlfriend was nowhere to be found:
“He went to an afterparty at a private house in LA,” the source tells Life & Style, adding that The Weeknd started flirting with the two ladies: one petite and dark-haired, the other a tall and curvy blonde.
Soon, “he was making out with both of them, going back and forth. Then they disappeared into a bedroom together.”
Supposedly this all happened after his album release party for Beauty Behind the Madness in August, which was just three months after he began dating 19-year-old Bella.
Sounds like a pop singer being a pop singer and two chicks likely looking for a come up.
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