John Cena‘s placing LOTS of cash the place his mouth is … donating $500,000 to first responders serving to to battle the California wildfires.
“Right now, California is in dire straits,” the WWE famous person mentioned in a video … “It is burning. It is under siege from massive wildfires statewide.”
And, as destiny would have it, Cena additionally occurs to be selling his new film, “Playing With Fire” — a comedy about firefighters which opens subsequent month.
Cena says taking pictures the film has given him an excellent better appreciation for folks on the entrance strains battling the blazes … so with the Kincade Fire, Tick Fire and Getty Fire raging, he’s determined to succeed in into his personal pocket to assist out.
“On behalf of ‘Playing With Fire’ and out of respect to the people who I truly believe are heroes, my response will be to immediately donate $500,000 to this cause,” Cena mentioned.
“In times like this, when people are giving their lives and working around the clock, what they need from us is resources.”
Cena challenged the studio behind the flick, Paramount, to select the charity the place his donation will land … however says he’s more than pleased to write down the test once they determine it out.
Props to Cena for serving to out … whereas masterfully selling his film on the similar time.