Another Celeb Pilloried For Crowdfunding Appeal

Those of you who know who Zayn Malik is may be surprised to hear that he’s now under fire for asking his fans to contribute to a crowdfunding campaign.

The British teen heartthrob has directed his adoring public who follow him religiously on his Twitter/Instagram accounts to donate to help a friend’s mum afford cancer treatments.

His fans have lashed back at this millionaire, accusing him of not being kind enough to donate the needed £120,000 himself. Sometimes no good deed goes unpunished.

Even his friend’s mother is defending him…
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4465090/Zayn-Malik-cancer-stricken-aunt-defends-1D-singer.html

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I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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