Comedian Celeste Barber’s Australian Wildfires Fundraiser breaks Facebook record

Australian actress-comedian Celeste Barber is raising money to support bushfire relief in Australia.

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Barber took to Facebook to rally support in the biggest ever for the social media platform, according to Deadline.

Comedian Celeste Barber Courtesy: IMDB

$32.5 million has been raised since she launched it on Jan. 3.

The entertainment world has come together to ask for prayers and donations for the effort in Australia.

Several including actor Russell Crowe requested support at last weekend's Golden Globes.

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Crowe won that night, but didn't attend as he was back in his native Australia during the tragedy.

FIEL - In this image made from video taken on Dec. 22, 2019, and provided by Oakbank Balhannah CFS, a koala drinks water from a bottle given by a firefighter in Cudlee Creek, South Australia. Thousands of koalas are feared to have died in a wildfire-

Reports say that around 25 people have died from the fires, including more than a billion animals.

Barber is the star of such Australian series as "The Letdown" and "How Not to Behave."

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All funds will go to The Trustee for NSW Rural Fire Service & Brigades Donations Fund.