Donnie Wahlberg's Tweet Finds Fan a Kidney Donor!

Celebrity News Apr. 27, 2011 AT 6:04PM
Donnie Wahlberg's Tweet Finds Fan a Kidney Donor! Credit: Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images

-- Never underestimate the power of social media! In December, Donnie Wahlberg retweeted a blog about a fan in urgent need for a kidney transplant. The Boston Herald spoke with Bobbette Miller, the fan in need of a new kidney. Wahlberg's tweet led to a slew of calls to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., and one of those callers was a match. Miller is now scheduled to for a June transplant. [OMG]

-- 50 Cent is expanding his empire! The rapper, who was once romantically linked to Chelsea Handler, has launched a new comedy site: Thisis50Comedy.com. Currently the content is scarce, but a full launch will take place on April 28, which will include 'This Is 50 Comedy Show' which will be streamed live. [PopEater]

-- Seth Rogen's known for his comedy work, but the 29-year-old actor tackled a serious subject in a new Larry King special: Alzheimer's disease. Rogen's future mother-in-law suffers from Alzheimer's, and the actor hopes sharing their struggle with the disease will encourage other people to "ask for help" and "get over the instinct to not talk about it." [CNN]

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