Alicia Keys Convinces Celebrity Buddies To Shut Down Facebook and Twitter Accounts For Charity

Posted Dec 1, 2010

R&B singer Alicia Keys has convinced some of her celebrity friends to quit Twitter and Facebook for a charity called Keep a Child Alive that would benefit families affected by HIV/AIDs across Africa and India.

Some celebrities that have quit Twitter and Facebook as part of the charity include Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian. The campaign is called Digital Life Sacrifice and it starts on December 1st. The goal of the campaign is to raise $1 million.

Other celebrities participating in the cause include Jennifer Hudson, Serena Williams, Elijah Wood, Usher, Khloe Kardashian, Swizz Beatz, and Ryan Seacrest. With 7.2 million followers on Twitter, “I have a feeling that GaGa is going to raise it all by herself,” stated Keep a Child Alive President and Co-Founder Leigh Blake.