Celebrity “digital death” revival required a bailout

Well, no one can say they didn’t see this coming – after a week of blissful silence from some of the world’s most annoying celebrities, the Keep a Child Alive publicity stunt had only raised about a third of the money required to get the celebrities back online again and to put an end to their self-imposed “digital deaths.”

It appears at least one rich guy wanted to see his favorite stars back on Twitter, as billionaire Stewart Rahr donated half a million dollars to put an end to the embarrassing epic fail.  The celebs themselves have expressed annoyance as to how the whole thing was managed, and at least one of the participants, Usher, started using Twitter again before the monetary goal was met.