Four days after unplugging from social
networks – including Twitter and Facebook – to raise money for an
AIDS charity, celebrities are still digitally dead.
Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian and Alicia
Keys are among the celebrities who gave up their online lives
starting on December 1, World AIDS Day.
“@ladygaga is still dead,” Lady
Gaga messaged her more than 7 million Twitter followers. “Text
GAGA to 90999 and donate $10 to help children fighting HIV/AIDS.”
The celebrities have vowed not to
awaken their digital selves until $1 million has been raised for Keep
a Child Alive (KCA), the Brooklyn-based non-profit group co-founded
by Keys that provides vital antiretroviral (ARV) therapy for children
and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and the rest of the
Singer-actor Justin Timberlake gave up
his digital life with a promotional video for the event.
“Hey, I'm Justin Timberlake. This is
my last tweet and testament. That's right @jtimberlake is officially
dead. I sacrificed my digital life in order to give real life to
millions of people who are affected by HIV and AIDS in Africa and
India,” he said. (The video is embedded in the right panel of this
To bring Timberlake, Keys, Kardashian,
Lady Gaga and many more celebrities back to life, donate at