Robert Pattinson Joins NBC’s “Red Nose Day” Telethon

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Robert Pattinson Red Nose Day

By Minyvonne Burke

Robert Pattinson Red Nose Day

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Robert Pattinson is joining NBC’s “Red Nose Day” telethon, which has enlisted more than 70 stars to help raise awareness for underprivileged youth on Thursday. “Red Nose Day” has been an extremely popular charity event in the U.K., and is making its way to the U.S. for the very first time on May 21. The live three-hour televised event will feature musical performances, clips from Funny Or Die, and short videos documenting a few celebrities traveling to different areas in the country and abroad to learn more about children living in poverty.

Among the celebrities set to participate in the “Red Nose Day” telethon are Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Jodie Foster, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Aguilera, Pharrell, Adam Levine, Anna Kendrick, Paul Rudd, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Rose Byrne, Cheryl Burke, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Michelle Rodriguez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Simon Cowell, John Legend, Nick Cannon, Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Garner, Elisabeth Moss, Blake Shelton, Jack Black, and “Saturday Night Live” cast members Jay Pharaoh, Colin Jost and Michael Che.

Not enough? Coldplay will also perform a musical it wrote, featuring “Game of Throne” stars Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Iwan Rheon, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Emilia Clarke, Thomas Brodie-Sangser, Mark Addy, John Bradley, Rose Leslie, Alfie Allen, Diana Rigg, and Charlotte Hope. What do you think about Robert Pattinson joining NBC’s big “Red Nose Day” telethon?

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