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Yet another celebrity is showing Texas Republicans how to lead. Rapper Megan Thee Stallion is partnering with Democratic Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee and the National Association of Christian Churches and Disaster Services to help senior citizens and single moms recover from Winter Storm Uri.
Organizing under the name Hotties for Houston, the trendsetting and chart-topping artist is asking people to join her and her partner brands. She’s raising money to help rebuild homes that were damaged or destroyed.
The funds will be directed to NACC. It will send out licensed professionals in plumbing, electricity, structural repairs and other damage. So far, several brands, including Dolce and Gabbana have already joined Megan’s call for support.
Megan Thee Stallion calls for aid to Houston seniors and single mothers
“Seeing the devastation and hearing the heartbreaking stories that have surfaced, I knew I had to do something to help my hometown,” Megan Thee Stallion said in a statement. “ I am so happy that Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, the NACC and I aligned on the goal of repairing the homes of the elderly and uninsured single moms. [They] are the most vulnerable and often displaced by these kinds of devastating events.”
Unfortunately, Republican leaders responsible for the well-being of Texas residents aren’t singing the same tune. They seem more concerned with the backlash they received for their mismanagement and absence during Winter Storm Uri.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Houston) flew to Cancun while his constituents froze to death. The backlash he received from media outlets was swift. Meanwhile, Texas Governor Abbott is blaming everyone from undocumented immigrants to the Green New Deal for his failure in leadership.
Megan Thee Stallion’s generosity joins a growing list of celebrities and liberal politicians who’ve come to the aid of the conservative state.
Burst pipes and broken homes threaten to keep low-income Texans frozen in debt and despair. But the “WAP” rapper is doing her part to warm up her Houston community.