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Friday night’s star-studded “Hope for Haiti” telethon has raised a record-breaking $58 million, with more donations continuing to pour in from around the world, the benefit’s organizers announced over the weekend. The preliminary figure is a record for donations made by the public through a disaster relief telethon.

Listen to Steve Harvey's Inspirational Message. Today, he encourages us to not name our future by present circumstances.

Soul singer Teddy Pendergrass' funeral Saturday was the kind of soaring ceremony that punctuates the end of a larger-than-large life. A 200-member gospel choir jubilated with high-decibel exhultation, while a band and a sternum-vibrating organ roused the estimated 4,000 people who filled mammoth Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church on Cheltenham Avenue, the biggest African American church in Philadelphia.

Remember the R&B group City High that hit big in the early 2000s with the singles “Caramel” and “What Would You Do?” After the group called it quits in 2003, one of the members apparently fell victim to alcoholism and will be featured on an episode of A&E’s “Intervention.” Watch the full episode here!

Lots of celebrities came out to support and perform during the "Hope For Haiti Now" telethon that aired on all major networks last night. Check out the live performances by Beyonce, who did a wonderful job singing an emotional "Halo," as well as performances by Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Jay-Z and Bono, Mary J. Blige, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, and John Legend.

Chris Brown clearly does not fear bad publicity. While attending Paris Fashion Week in France, Brown posed alongside a bruised and bloodied Jean Paul Gaultier at the end of the French designer’s boxing-themed show.

Beyonce and Madonna have joined Friday's "Hope for Haiti Now" celebrity telethon for the earthquake-ravaged Caribbean nation, and actors George Clooney and Leonardo DiCaprio will each donate $1 million to the cause, their representatives said on Thursday.

After word spread that Kanye had been banned from tonight’s telethon benefiting Haiti on MTV, reps from the network released a statement. Click here to see what they had to say.

The end of the Conan O’Brien chapter of “The Tonight Show” was officially hammered out on Thursday with a lot of money — and some parting recriminations — being dished out. O’Brien’s settlement with NBC will pay him $32.5 million. Click here for details.

As we previously reported, the ex-girlfriend of Rihanna’s new man Matt Kemp, has gone on recording saying that the L.A. Dodgers player has a history of domestic violence. Click here to see the restraining order documents.

Former "Happy Days" star Scott Baio has not had many happy days after insulting Michelle Obama. To find out more on this story continue reading.<!--more-->

As we previously reported, a bevy of top-selling artists will perform a cross-continent televised fundraiser for "Hope For Haiti Now" tomorrow. But there's one star who won't be there. And that's Kanye West.