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7 Celebrities Whose Small Acts of Kindness Will Break Hollywood Stereotypes

7 Celebrities Whose Small Acts of Kindness Will Break Hollywood Stereotypes
People
5 months ago

According to psychologists, we have a tendency to pay more attention to negative news. The theory is, on the whole, we think the world is rosier than it actually is. And while believing in clichés, we expect things to be all right in the end. Bad headlines shatter our rose-colored glasses, evoking more emotion than positive news. That’s why we have read a lot about celebrities’ personal dramas and their diva-like behavior. But their little gestures of kindness remain in the shadows.

19 Lucky People Who Met a Celebrity Right Around the Corner

19 Lucky People Who Met a Celebrity Right Around the Corner
People
8 months ago

There is a saying that goes “Never meet your heroes,” which indicates that they may possibly disappoint you, and this could apply to some celebrities. But some lucky people actually remember these encounters with a smile on their faces and got to meet another side of that celebrity they usually see on the screen and in magazines.

10 Celebrities Whose Acts of Kindness Made Us Want to Hug Them

10 Celebrities Whose Acts of Kindness Made Us Want to Hug Them
People
month ago

Nothing beats the joy of seeing people’s eyes light up, knowing that we are the reason behind their smiles. And when it comes to Hollywood celebs, some of them love to use their privilege to make others happy, whether it’s by donating large sums of money or unexpectedly performing small acts of kindness. And even though they have the means to do it, these generous acts really matter, even coming from them, because they prove that a kind person’s heart remains pure even when it has all the world’s distractions and temptations at its feet.

10 Famous People Who Forgot They Are Super Rich

10 Famous People Who Forgot They Are Super Rich
People
year ago

We’d assume that all stars are big-spenders because of the amount of money they earn. However, some have made the decision to live a simple life just like the rest of us. A good few do it to save their money for the future, while others are afraid of losing that authentic connection with people once they adopt a more luxurious way of life. Either way, choosing to stay grounded and humble despite all the material temptations proves that they have a heart of gold and a good head on their shoulders.

15 People Share Encounters They’ll Never Forget

15 People Share Encounters They’ll Never Forget
Curiosities
year ago

Many of us spend our days surrounded by people. However, most of the time we stay in self-imposed isolation from strangers because we underestimate the power of connecting with others. For example, having a conversation with a stranger on your way to work may leave you both feeling happier than you would expect. You might think this is only for outgoing people, but in fact, research shows that both extroverts and introverts are happier in situations where they need to behave in an extroverted manner.

9 Sweet Things Celebs Do on Set That Leave Us in Awe

9 Sweet Things Celebs Do on Set That Leave Us in Awe
Films
year ago

The time actors spend with their co-stars and crew members making a movie can last years, so it’s no wonder that friendships arise from time to time. We only get to see the finished project, the movie, but sometimes actors let us know a little bit more about the process. We are astonished by the stories actors and film crews tell about working with certain celebrities. That’s why we at Bright Side wanted to show you 9 times when celebrities were so compassionate to their colleagues, we couldn’t help but want to thank them from the bottom of our hearts.

12 Stars Who Will Go an Extra Mile to Make Their Fans Feel Special

12 Stars Who Will Go an Extra Mile to Make Their Fans Feel Special
People
year ago

There’s no doubt that fans play an important role in stars’ careers. They are the ones who shower them with admiration, encouragement, and support. In turn, most celebrities often try their best to give back to their fans and show appreciation for their devotion. While some stars express their appreciation through small gestures of kindness, others don’t hesitate to go the extra mile to make their fans feel special.

Sylvester Stallone and His Dog’s Story That Proves Love Can Weather Any Storm

Sylvester Stallone and His Dog’s Story That Proves Love Can Weather Any Storm
People
year ago

We know Sylvester Stallone for his iconic role as Rocky Balboa. In fact, the franchise that launched him to fame is still popular today. But before succeeding in Hollywood, the actor went through some very though times. The good thing is that even then, he could count on his pet, Butkus. Unfortunately, as you’ll learn, his situation forced him to make a very tough decision.

How Keanu Reeves Manages to Be a Hollywood Super Star and a Simple Guy at the Same Time

How Keanu Reeves Manages to Be a Hollywood Super Star and a Simple Guy at the Same Time
People
year ago

Keanu Reeves has had many various roles within his filming career — from a romantic character to a prudent lawyer and a chosen hacker. However, when hearing his name, many of us recall not the movies that he played in but the stories that characterize him as a person. Dozens of charity campaigns, touching relations with fans, and a simple, not Hollywood-like lifestyle can tell about this person much more than flicks from his filmography.

10 Actors Who Are Dedicated to Making the Best Movies Possible

10 Actors Who Are Dedicated to Making the Best Movies Possible
Films
year ago

Playing the leading role in a big Hollywood movie is a huge responsibility and demands real talent. And some actors take their passion for their craft so seriously that they truly become their characters and take part in astonishing preparation to play them. And while we might be shocked by the drastic measures some of these stars go to, we can’t deny that their sacrifice usually pays off and gives us an exquisite movie that will remain a classic for the coming decades.

16 Photos Proving That Sweden Is an Entirely Different World With Its Own Rules

16 Photos Proving That Sweden Is an Entirely Different World With Its Own Rules
Places
2 years ago

The country that is known for the band ABBA, its furniture, and many other things, has a lot of interesting details about its culture. For example, people in Sweden have a cultural thing called fika. The point of fika is to drink coffee, communicate with people, and eat sweet cinnamon buns. There are quite a few facts about Sweden that make us think it may be a parallel universe, where people have a unique way of thinking and treating the world around them.

10 Celebrities With Hearts Big Enough to Embrace the Whole World

10 Celebrities With Hearts Big Enough to Embrace the Whole World
People
4 weeks ago

Kindness is a choice, but for people like Hugh Jackman and Rihanna, it comes naturally. Whether it’s setting up organizations, sharing their money, or helping those who need it most, celebrities show the world that your actions can make a difference. Many of our favorite stars have proven that they deserve our love not just for their work but also for their charitable spirit.

20+ Works From a Stylist Who Transforms the Homeless, Giving Them a Chance for a New Life

20+ Works From a Stylist Who Transforms the Homeless, Giving Them a Chance for a New Life
Curiosities
2 years ago

Los Angeles-based stylist Jason Schneidman is doing some very noble work. Several times a month, he visits the city’s most deprived areas, finds homeless people, and transforms them using all of his skills. Today, Jason is a successful barber, but this was not always the case. In one of his videos, while giving a haircut to a homeless man, the stylist tells him about his own brushes with addiction, which left him seriously in debt and suffering from weight loss. Fortunately, Jason managed to change his life completely, pulling himself back from the brink.

A Street Cleaner From Russia Took Part in a Photo Project and Proved That Everything Is Relative in This World

A Street Cleaner From Russia Took Part in a Photo Project and Proved That Everything Is Relative in This World
Photography
2 years ago

Russian photographer Roman Filippov published his photo project online dedicated to his old friend, a street cleaner named Yura. These photos showed Yura’s current difficult life as well as the life he could have led if he were more fortunate. The photos became really popular online, and just a few days after they had been published, Yura’s life took an unexpected yet wonderful turn.

7 People Whose Initiatives Drive Us to Get Up and Do Something Good

7 People Whose Initiatives Drive Us to Get Up and Do Something Good
People
year ago

One of the most popular reasons people don’t donate is because they believe that their contribution is too small to make a difference. However, there are projects and initiatives that prove that an initially small effort, whether it’s a monetary contribution or volunteer work, can have a great impact and make other people’s lives better.

15 Inspiring Stories That Prove Everything in This Life Depends on Us

15 Inspiring Stories That Prove Everything in This Life Depends on Us
People
2 years ago

Perhaps, all of us have been in situations where we just wanted to give up. Parting with the love of your life, betrayal, job loss — all of them are unsettling. It’s hard to overcome them, but difficulties make us stronger, even if this sounds like a cliché. Because there is nothing in this world we can’t cope with.

9 Times Robin Williams Showed Us He Had the Purest Soul

9 Times Robin Williams Showed Us He Had the Purest Soul
People
year ago

On-screen, Robin Williams was an extremely talented comedian and actor, whose work is loved by millions of people. Off-screen, he was a selfless and caring human being that helped those in need, be it homeless people or children with cancer. And he managed to do this despite all the hardships that life threw at him.

A Cat Was Brought Into an Office to Get Rid of Mice, but Started to Bring in Money Instead

A Cat Was Brought Into an Office to Get Rid of Mice, but Started to Bring in Money Instead
Animals
year ago

We love kitties and it’s not just for their soft, furry tummies. They are also excellent hunters who can help us avoid domestic pests and rodents. And it was this hunting skill that began a whole story, that ended with the creation of a charity. Okay, we know it’s hard to see the connection between these 2 facts, so we will tell you everything from the beginning.

15+ Stories That Prove the World Is Filled With Love and Care

15+ Stories That Prove the World Is Filled With Love and Care
Curiosities
3 years ago

When the year ends, we always want to look back, remember the good things that happened, and understand that we had a great 365 days. In fact, if you look around, you will see that the world has a lot of people that are doing everything they can to make other people’s lives better. They do things that help people and animals, and it’s not because there’s something in it for them but just because they can and want to.

A Homeless Kid Wins the New York Chess Championship and Donates His New Wealth to Those in Need

A Homeless Kid Wins the New York Chess Championship and Donates His New Wealth to Those in Need
People
year ago

A year ago, this third grader was a homeless refugee. Today he’s a chess champion, has scholarship offers from 3 elite private schools, has been invited to meet with former president Bill Clinton, and has been contacted by 3 film production companies wanting to make a movie about his story. Oh, and he’s no longer homeless! All of this was made possible because his family, his teacher, and himself believed in his talent for chess.

19 Photos to Make You Feel All Warm Inside This World Kindness Day

19 Photos to Make You Feel All Warm Inside This World Kindness Day
People
5 months ago

World Kindness Day takes place internationally every November 13th. It highlights and celebrates good deeds in the community. This day gives us a great feeling when we all wish to help each other without demanding gratitude. It’s good to know that we live not in an indifferent world, but on a planet where you can get help from a stranger without a second thought.

8 Times Homeless People Were More Creative Than Any Marketer

8 Times Homeless People Were More Creative Than Any Marketer
Curiosities
3 weeks ago

Being homeless is not easy. There are more than 100 million homeless people worldwide and all of them are in need of food, clothing, and other essential things that many of us take for granted. In order to survive, these people sometimes come up with brilliant ideas for how to get everyone’s attention.

10 Times Celebrities Set an Example for Each of Us

10 Times Celebrities Set an Example for Each of Us
People
month ago

In this cruel world, how many times do we come across genuine acts of kindness? Being kind is a choice that we make despite our gender, class or status. No matter if you’re a big name or some unknown person in the world, a kind heart always wins. In the words of the Dalai Lama, “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”

A British Hairdresser Doesn’t Only Change Hairdos — He Changes Lives

A British Hairdresser Doesn’t Only Change Hairdos — He Changes Lives
People
3 years ago

Hairstylist Joshua Coombes has a very unusual hobby: he gives stylish haircuts to homeless people for free. Joshua realized that he can't solve the problems of homeless people, but he can make his own little impact on their lives. He approaches them, listens to their stories, gives them a haircut, and then tells the whole world about each person. 2 years ago, he launched the #DoSomethingForNothing campaign, which united thousands of people worldwide.