Katy Perry’s One Love Malibu concert raises nearly $1 million toward victims of Woolsey Fire

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The fundraisers for the victims of the recent Woolsey Fire, One Love Malibu, made close to $1 million in proceeds via ticket sales, donations and proceeds from a live auction. 

A rep for the charity event confirmed to TMZ that the totals were around seven figures, with the final tote expected later this week.

The concert, which was held at the King Gillette Ranch in nearby Calabasas, featured a number of high-profile performers including Katy Perry, Alanis Morissette, Robin Thicke, Macy Gray, Natasha Bedingfield and Gwen Stefani

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Seasonal stunner: Katy Perry wore Christmas colors as she performed at the One Love Malibu, which benefited victims of the recent Woolsey Fire

Seasonal stunner: Katy Perry wore Christmas colors as she performed at the One Love Malibu, which benefited victims of the recent Woolsey Fire

Seasonal stunner: Katy Perry wore Christmas colors as she performed at the One Love Malibu, which benefited victims of the recent Woolsey Fire

In the auction, Perry made $50,000 for a date with her beau Orlando Bloom, with the proceeds earmarked toward the victims.

MalibuFoundation.org will receive the proceeds, with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Malibu set to distribute the monies.  

The deadly fire raged on for more than two weeks, left three people dead and burned around 1,500 buildings and almost 100,000 acres. 

The blazes impacted the celebrity community of the well-heeled beach town, as Thicke, reality star Camille Grammer, and actors Liam Hemsworth and Gerard Butler suffered significant damage to their properties in the area.  

Fashionista: Rita Ora was bundled up as she took to the stage to perform at the concert 

Fashionista: Rita Ora was bundled up as she took to the stage to perform at the concert 

Fashionista: Rita Ora was bundled up as she took to the stage to perform at the concert 

Involved: Bedingfield told CBSLA, 'My friends have lost homes and so for me it's this amazing action of something to do about this tragedy'

Involved: Bedingfield told CBSLA, 'My friends have lost homes and so for me it's this amazing action of something to do about this tragedy'

Talented: Singer Alanis Morissette was among those to perform at the benefit

Talented: Singer Alanis Morissette was among those to perform at the benefit

Talented: Singers Natasha Bedingfield and Alanis Morissette were among those to perform at the benefit 

Lothario: Robin Thicke, who lost a home in the blazes, was among those to perform at the fundraiser 

Lothario: Robin Thicke, who lost a home in the blazes, was among those to perform at the fundraiser 

Lothario: Robin Thicke, who lost a home in the blazes, was among those to perform at the fundraiser 

‘My friends have lost homes,’ Bedingfield told CBSLA. ‘And so for me it’s this amazing action of something to do about this tragedy.’

The Unwritten singer, 37 said that ‘watching the fires was pretty terrifying.’

Esmeralda Gonzalez, an attendee of the event, said she was inspired to come out to show support to people in the impacted community.

‘We’re just trying to give back to all the families that unfortunately lost a lot of valuables, their home and things that were precious to them,’ she said. 

Kii Arens told the station he was moved to help the cause, as he made artwork and worked as a DJ at the function.

‘It just feels good. When you are sitting at home and you are just seeing everything that is going on and you are like what can you do?’ he said. ‘You try to imagine yourself in that same situation.’ 


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