DeGeneres invited Watt to her talk show to inform her audience of his relief plan.
United States says Russian relationship in 'downward spiral' The move follows a Russian Foreign Ministry order for the U.S.to scale back the number of diplomatic staff in Russia to 455. Still, she said the US hoped both countries could now move toward "improved relations" and "increased cooperation".
Rapper T.I. said he would contribute $25,000 to aiding Hurricane Harvey victims, but not through the Red Cross.
Electronic music duo The Chainsmokers, $30,000 to the American Red Cross.
DJ Khaled and Nicki Minaj joined in with $US25,000 donations. The organization has a network of 1,800 community offshoots around the world, 23 of which are located in the path of Hurricane Harvey.
Additionally, Solange, Fall Out Boy and Bun B have all planned separate benefit concerts.
Houston rapper Bun B and music manager Scooter Braun are organizing a benefit concert to support those affected by Harvey, tentatively scheduled to air on U.S. TV networks on September 12.
Houston is the hometown of worldwide pop singer Beyonce.
Jamie Foxx is doing his part by hosting a star-studded telethon to raise money for relief and rebuilding efforts, and stars like Reese Witherspoon and Blake Shelton will be manning the phones.