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Typhoon Haiyan: Enrique Iglesias appeals for aid for Philippines

Published on Nov 13, 2013 6:02 AM
 
Grammy-winning Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias, whose mother is from the Philippines, on Tuesday urged his fans via his official website to give money to help victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan. -- SCREENGRAB: ENRIQUEIGLESIAS.COM

MADRID (AFP) - Grammy-winning Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias, whose mother is from the Philippines, on Tuesday urged his fans to give money to help victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan.

"HELP THE PHILIPPINES! People in the Philippines need our help right away! Please consider donating to Haiyan disaster relief. You'll feel good that you did," the 38-year-old wrote on his official website beside a link to the web page of the American Red Cross.

Iglesias, whose hits include Hero and Cuando Me Enamoro, is currently on tour in the United States.

He is the third and youngest child of veteran Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and socialite and magazine journalist Isabel Preysler, who moved to Madrid from the Philippines when she was a teenager.

 
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