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Stars raise millions at Cannes edition of AIDS charity gala

One year ago   |   By National Post

ANTIBES, France - After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey Weinstein.
Sharon Stone stepped down as co-chair of this year's gala and Pharrell Williams dropped out of performing at the event after Weinstein was accused of sexual misconduct last year by dozens of women. The disgraced movie mogul regularly attended the gala, often bringing in high profile guests and encouraging the bidding on the annual auction.
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Wife, daughter of college basketball assistant coach killed in crash

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