Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth donate $ 500k to restore ‘Malibu’s magic’ after revealing all that’s left of destroyed home is ‘love’ sign
- The funds will be used for those in financial need, emergency relief assistance, community rebuilding, wildfire prevention and climate change resilience
- On Tuesday, Liam posted a photo that showed a scorched ‘love’ sign laying amid burnt rubble from the house
- ‘This is what’s left of my house,’ he wrote
- Liam has been helping with clean-up efforts in the area
- Miley had previously said she was grateful her animals and fiance escaped the fire unharmed
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have donating $ 500,000 in a bid to restore ‘Malibu’s magic’ after losing their home in the devastating wildfire.
The couple gave money to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus’ charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation.
‘Miley and Liam lost their home but are very grateful to be safe along with their animals! Their community and state are very special to them and they want to give back to the place that has created so many beautiful memories for themselves and others,’ a representative for Cyrus said on Tuesday.
Heartbroken: Liam Hemsworth shared this photo of the Malibu home he shared with Miley Cyrus. The house was destroyed in the Woolsey fires
Before: The ‘love’ sign took pride of place in the couple’s compound
Tough times: New aerial photos have emerged of the damage done by the wildfires
Generous: Miley, 25, and 28-year-old Liam, pictured together at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party in Beverly Hills back in March, have donated $ 500,000 to restore ‘Malibu’s magic’
Fires have been burning swaths of southern California since Thursday, forcing evacuations and threatened thousands of homes.
‘These funds will be used for those in financial need, emergency relief assistance, community rebuilding, wildfire prevention and climate change resilience,’ the statement read.
On Tuesday, shared a heartbreaking glimpse at the remains of their beloved Malibu residence.
The Australian actor posted a photo that showed a scorched ‘love’ sign laying amid burnt rubble from the house, which was torched in the Woolsey Fires.
Devastation: The estate was left almost completely decimated as shown in these photos taken on Tuesday
Sad: The fire around the property has since been extinguished
Awful: Closer views of the building itself show it in rubble
Life: Much of the vegetation the area managed to stay in tact despite the raging fire
Tough day: On Monday, Liam surveyed the damage to girlfriend Miley Cyrus’ property after wildfires destroyed their home
Earlier, Liam [L] was spotted heading to Miley’s home with brother Luke [in driver’s seat]
Devastation: The fire has ripped through the Malibu area
The sign once took up pride of place in an outdoor area of their vast compound.
He wrote: ‘It’s been a heartbreaking few days. This is what’s left of my house. Love. Many people in Malibu and surrounding areas in California have lost their homes also and my heart goes out to everyone who was affected by these fires.
‘I spent the day in Malibu yesterday and it was amazing to see the community pulling together to help each other out in any way they can. Malibu is a strong community and this event is only going to make it stronger.
‘Thankful for the all the great local guys that helped keep smaller fires out around my property. I love u guys. I love you Malibu. Thank you to all the hero firefighters around California. It’s going to be a journey to rebuild. Stay strong all. To help/donate visit @malibufoundation and @happyhippiefdn’
Sad: Liam shared this video while driving through the fire-ravaged area in Malibu
‘Stay strong Malibu’: He shared the video with a positive message
Moving forward: In the clip a truck for the Gas Company could also be seen which is also working to restore the community
On Monday, Liam surveyed the damage to the singer’s property after wildfires destroyed their home.
Earlier The Hunger Games star was pictured riding around in a Club Car with his brother Luke Hemsworth in Malibu as both men wore respirators to guard against the lingering smoke.
The 28-year-old’s girlfriend revealed Sunday that her ‘house no longer stands’ on her $ 2.525M Malibu compound after being scorched by the raging wildfires.
The Hunger Games hunk surveyed the damage while his 38-year-old brother drove the cart.
Both brothers of Thor star Chris shielded their eyes from the intense smoke.
‘I feel very lucky to be part of this incredible community’: Much like his youngest brother, Luke, 38, took to social media to post a sad photo of part of his garage which went up in flames
Sad: Luke also shared a before and after of Miley and Liam’s ‘love’ sign
Reflection: Luke also shared this photo of people who have been working to help restore the Malibu community
Much like his youngest brother, Luke took to social media to post a heartbreaking photo of part of his home which went up in flames.
In the picture there are sugar skulls in frame with the charred remains of the garage behind them.
Luke wrote a lengthy caption which read: ‘Feeling lucky that our house survived and we only lost the garage. But a lot of others lost everything and my heart goes out to all of them. Most of all I feel very lucky to be part of this incredible community.
‘The selflessness of everyone who lives here and have lost their homes brings me to tears. The tired, smiling familiar faces of our friends who are still putting out smoldering fires makes me so grateful to call them my friends.’
Home: Cyrus’ two-acre property reportedly used to feature a patio, fountains, gazebo, spa, and a two-car garage
Neighbors: Her fiance Liam owns the property (pictured at the top) right next to Miley’s estate
He also took time to thank everyone who had donated their time, food, and supplies while pledging to be there to give back to anyone in the Malibu community who needs it.
Luke definitely seemed appreciative as he thanked many individually for their efforts before concluding: ‘You guys are legends and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your friendship. Anything u guys need, you got it.’
Meanwhile, Miley’s rainbow-hued recording studio appeared to be still standing, but she’s ‘completely devastated’ by the Woolsey Fire, which has burned through 85K acres, and destroyed homes owned by Gerard Butler, Robin Thicke, and Camille Grammer.
‘I am one of the lucky ones. My animals and LOVE OF MY LIFE made it out safely & that’s all that matters right now,’ the Hannah Montana alum – who boasts 158.6M social media followers – Insta-storied.
Before: Miley revealed Sunday that her ‘house no longer stands’ on her $ 2.525M Malibu compound after being scorched by the raging California wildfires
After: The 25-year-old pop star’s rainbow-hued recording studio appeared to be still standing as shown in this photo taken Sunday
‘My house no longer stands but the memories shared with family & friends stand strong. I am grateful for all I have left. Sending so much love and gratitude to the firefighters and LA country Sheriff’s department!’ continued the 25-year-old pop star.
The goddaughter of Dolly Parton’s two-story contemporary home had four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and it was located just East of Paradise Cove.
Cyrus’ two-acre property, which she shared with on/off fiancé Liam Hemsworth, reportedly used to feature a patio, fountains, gazebo, spa, and a two-car garage.
The Hannah Montana alum Insta-storied: ‘I am one of the lucky ones. My animals and LOVE OF MY LIFE made it out safely & that’s all that matters right now. My house no longer stands but the memories shared with family & friends stand strong. I am grateful for all I have left. Sending so much love and gratitude to the firefighters and LA country Sheriff’s department!’