Justin Bieber Donates 200 Concert Tickets To OK Tornado Victims
OKLAHOMA CITY - Teen heart throb Justin Bieber surprised some of his fans Tuesday donating 200 concert tickets to tornado victims. Bieber performed to a sold out crowd at the Chesapeake arena.
Bieber tweeted the news out to his 41-million followers Tuesday morning. It was re-tweeted more than 50,000 times.
It's no secret Bieber has captured the hearts of thousands of young girls across Oklahoma, and for the fans who went to schools destroyed by the Moore tornado, this concert was particularly special.
"It will make them all feel great, it will get their mind off things, especially when he sings. It just gives you this feeling, and they will feel great," said fan, Madison Pfeifle.
Bieber's tweeted out Tuesday morning, "We got OKC tonight.. held 200 tickets for students from some of the schools recently destroyed. Hope they enjoy the show."
"I retweeted it, and favorited it," said fan, Jordan Richardson. "That's so caring and thoughtful, and that goes to show that everybody out there is giving their all for Oklahoma, and they're really thinking about doing good for us."
"I feel really happy," said Moore tornado victim, Kayle Edwards.
Kayle went to Plaza Towers Elementary, one of two elementary schools destroyed.
"My house is half way gone, my room is the worst room in the house," said Kayle. "I came here, it makes me feel a lot better."
Her friend Jayna Blackburn surprised her with a ticket.
"I feel like I could at least do something, because I broke my foot, and I couldn't go out and clean or anything, so this makes me feel happy that I could at least bring her to this," said Kayle's friend, Jayna Blackburn.
"I know it means a lot to all the kids that got to come tonight," said Pfeifle.
A lot of Bieber's fans say they're just happy to see him making headlines for a good reason. Here lately the pop star has been entangled in negative press.