Social media users donate R862k to support ailing talented artist

Social media users donate R862k to support ailing talented artist

- Emmanuel Apraku, popularly known as Ray Styles, has received massive support from Ghanaians on social media

- In less than 24 hrs after a GoFundMe campaign was launched, the super-talented artiste received nearly $50 000

- Emmanuel has been suffering from a liver disease for a while now

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Popular Ghanaian creative, Emmanuel Apraku of PenciledCelebrities, also known as Ray Styles, has been diagnosed with liver disease and is in critical condition.

News of his sickness emerged on social media and has received massive support from celebrities, Ghanaians and social media users in general.

In less than 24 hours after a GoFundMe campaign was launched for the young creative and over $50 000 was generated from well-wishers.

Social media users donate $50,000 so far to support ailing talented Ghanaian artist

Social media users donate $50,000 so far to support ailing talented Ghanaian artist Source: GoFundMe
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A quick search conducted by Briefly.co.za shows that celebrities and popular icons including Lexis Bill, Lucy Quist and Rebecca Akufo-Addo have all given to the course of the creative.

It is indicated that Emmanuel needed $55 000 to support his treatment but the rate at which the funds are coming in, the creative will have surely have more than that to sufficiently support other aspects of his life.

See Lexis Bill's post below:

See Lucy Quist's post below:

In other news, Briefly.co.za reported Trevor Noah is stinking rich. The South African-born The Daily Show host recently left fans in utter shock when he was pictured wearing a watch worth a whopping R3.9 million.

An Instagram page known as Insane Luxury Life shared a snap of the comedian wearing a Richard Mille RM11-03 Automatic Flyback Chronograph in rose gold and titanium. According to the page, the watch is worth around $230 000 (R3.98m).

Noah is no stranger to throwing around his dollars. He has previously been spotted wearing a Rolex GMT-Master II worth over R20 0000, a Rolex Submariner worth over R100 000 and a Patek Philippe Nautilus in rose gold for just over R1m.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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