Gay Eurovision host Assi Azar donates fee to LGBT youth charity
Eurovision Song Contest host Assi Azar has revealed he is donating his fee from hosting the contest to a charity that helps young LGBT+ people The gay Israeli TV personality was one of four hosts to host the camp European music contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday (May 18), making a splash by talking to Madonna about his husband. Assi Azar donates Eurovision fee to LGBT+ charity Israeli Gay Youth According to Jewish News, Azar is donating his £23,000 fee from hosting the contest to Israeli Gay Youth, one of Israel’s main LGBT+ charities. The host explained he would have hosted the contest for free. He said: “To host the Eurovision for money is definitely something that I won’t do. “It’s for my soul and to represent the country with respect. If you can do something good with the salary that they pay, why not?” Hosts Assi Azar, Lucy Ayoub, Bar Refaeli and Erez Tal live on stage during the 64th annual Eurovision Song Contest held at Tel Aviv Fairgrounds on May 17, 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Michael Campanella/Getty) The host said he has supported Israeli Gay Youth for years, adding: “[It is] only natural that I will
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