Wrestling Superstar And Actor Supports First Responders
World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar and Playing With Fire actor, John Cena, is using his celebrity platform for a good cause. On Monday, the 42-year-old star took to social media to talk about the California wildfires;”I’m asking that today on #FirstRespondersDay we do everything we can to help those who risk their lives to protect us all,” Cena tweeted, alongside a short video of him explaining how he plans to help. “Hello world, John Cena here. And as you may know I have a movie coming out called Playing With Fire in theaters November 8th,” he began his clip. “It’s a wonderful comedy I think the whole family will enjoy and it showcases a whole group of people who I believe are heroes, first responders.”
“We also know that right now California is in dire straits, it is burning. It is under siege from massive wildfires statewide, which means our first responders are working around the clock and they need our help,” he said. “Today I asked myself what can I do? I have come up with an answer,” the WWE wrestler continued. “I want Paramount to do me one favor: I want them to pick a charity—pick a charity that aids our first responders as soon as possible.”
He then declared that the charities would benefit from a donation he was going to make. He pledged $500,000.00 to the cause. “In times like this, when people are giving their lives and working around the clock, what they need from us is resource,” he shared. “This is the right thing to do and I’m doing my part to help the cause. I wish everyone the best of luck, please stay safe and you are our heroes.”
The film company responded to the stars tweet, stating; “Thank you @JohnCena for your generosity & dedication to our first responders. We’ve chosen two charities to share your donation: @CAFireFound & the @LAFDFoundation, which provide essential services to the dedicated firefighters who are working tirelessly to keep us safe.”
It is a case of putting your money where your mouth is for John Cena, whose film about the lives of Firefighters dealing with unexpected difficulty regarding children they rescue looks set to do well at the box office, and who often speaks about the heroes around us.
Image and Information from @JohnCena on Twitter.
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