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Cher Donated Thousands Of Bottles Of Water To Residents Of Flint, Michigan

The singer has been tweeting her disgust with the lead-poisoning crisis for weeks, so she partnered with Icelandic Glacial to bring 181,440 bottles of water to Flint residents.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 1:34 p.m. ET

Posted on January 17, 2016, at 8:30 p.m. ET

If you're not following Cher on Twitter, first of all you should be. The pop diva is constantly sharing her thoughts on life, politics, and current events.

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Lately, she's been disgusted by the official response to a lead-poisoning crisis that has for months left residents of Flint, Michigan with tainted water.

GOV.Of MICHIGAN IS A MURDERER😱HE Made Decision 2GAVE ppl POISON WATER,&NOW MUST SIGN DISASTER BILL.CHILDREN WILL"NEVER"RECOVER😩 #JAILFORRICK

State officials have been criticized for their slow response to the crisis, and Cher agreed with the criticism that Gov. Rick Snyder had done too little too late.

Emails Show...FED Warned State In Feb,that Lead was leaching in2 Flints Water.Ppl Cook& Bathe in it.👶🏼👧🏿👦🏾 who drink it May Suffer 4Ever😥😤

GOV.SNYDER,R U RESPONSIBLE⁉️ HELL YES‼️ IT WAS"YOUR JOB"2KNOW‼️U DIDNT CARE ENOUGH 2SPEND 100💰A DAY,2KEEP WATER SAFE,4Babies,Kids,Old Folks

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On Saturday, President Obama declared a state of emergency for Flint. And Cher announced she was sending some help too.

Been Working On Project w/Icelandic Glacial,4 Flint,4 Wks‼️Hope 2 Announce it 2day or Tomm‼️ SON was Born In Michigan. #USALOVESFLINT

The pop star went to water company Icelandic Glacial to purchase bottles for Flint residents, and the company agreed to match her donation. That makes 181,440 bottles in all, Icelandic Glacial announced.

Can say,cause it's on Wires. Been working 4Wks W/Wonderful Co,Icelandic Glacial,2Send 181,000 Bottles of water 2 Flint.PRES IS Sending MORE😂

Cher said she hopes other stars are motivated to help however they can — people in show biz have always been generous, she noted. Cher also gave a shoutout to Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, after the governor said she needed more power to manage the crisis.

YEAH...WATER 💦💦💦FLINT‼️ IM THRILLED THE PRES IS SENDING WATER TOO😂 A LOT MORE NEEDS DOING. YOUR NOT ALONE KAREN😘❣

🙌💧💁

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