Miley Cyrus Breaks Down In Tears On Live Television Over Hurricane Harvey Tragedy

The 24-year-old burst into tears in a live television interview while discussing the horrific natural disaster in Texas

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So far, the likes of Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé and Sandra Bullock have donated staggering amounts of money to relief efforts, following the devastating floods in Houston, Texas over the past week.

And yesterday, it was the turn of 24-year-old singer Miley Cyrus to announce she was donating £386,000 ($500,000) to help victims of the floods which have forced tens of thousands of people from their homes and into shelter.

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In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, the presenter told the audience of the 'Younger Now' singer's generous donation and an emotional Cyrus replied, 'Don't make me cry,' before bursting into tears.

'I hope people know like I couldn't fake it. Like, my grandma's sitting here [and] my mum's here, and I go home to my seven dogs — If I didn't have that anymore, it'd just be really hard,' she said.

With the help of her non-profit Happy Hippie foundation, the soon-to-be-married star revealed she's happy she can use her celebrity status to help those in need and raise awareness of their plight.

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'I'm really happy to happy to help in any way that I can and I hope people understand and can put themselves in those people's shoes. Just to know what it feels like to have everything taken away from you,' she explained.

Our thoughts go out to all those in the US affected by the floods right now.

You can donate to the American Red Cross helping those affected here.

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