Singer Miley Cyrus and Bravo's Andy
Cohen were honored Tuesday for their longtime support for the fight
to end AIDS.
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper hosted
amfAR's sixth annual Inspiration Gala New York at Spring Studios.
Cyrus is currently the spokesperson for
MAC Cosmetics VIVA GLAM campaign, which raises funds for the MAC AIDS
Cohen, host of Bravo's Watch What
Happens Live, has chaired multiple amfAR events over the past
At the event, Cyrus, 22, unveiled the
Caitlyn Collection, a collection of pieces inspired by the recent
debut of Caitlyn Jenner. Three bedazzled and signed copies of
Jenner's Vanity Fair cover raised $69,000 for the charity,
In accepting her award, Cyrus pledged
to continue her work.
“There are so many people around the
world that deserve this recognition,” she said. “They've
dedicated their lives to finding a cure for those living with HIV and
AIDS. And they've used their voices to speak out against the brutal
and unfair condemnation and the abominable stigma that comes with
this disease. And by receiving this award tonight, I promise to
continue to fight along … for a cure for this epidemic.”
“I hope one day that I'm here on
Earth to experience an AIDS-free world,” an emotional Cyrus added.