DiCaprio, Stone and celebs raise $35M for AIDS

May 23, 2014 11:55 AM

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DiCaprio, Stone and celebs raise $35M for AIDS

Thursday night’s annual amfAR event — an auction, dinner, and after-party — reaffirmed its reputation as the celebrity highlight of the Cannes Film Festival, with a glitzy guest that included Oscar-winners, Hollywood legends, top singers and perhaps every supermodel in existence.

The charitable event, which takes place a stone’s throw away at the five-star Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d’Antibes every year, raised a record $35 million for AIDS research. Part of that haul came from the sale of Damien Hirst’s gilded woolly mammoth skeleton; the “Gone but not Forgotten” work, en...

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