Exclusive Celebrity Interviews

In addition to blogging about celebrity athletes and their charity work, Athlebrities founder Delinda Lombardo routinely interviews celebrities for partner site Look to the Stars.

Below is a partial list of celebrity interviews Delinda has had the pleasure to conduct on behalf of Look to the Stars: (Click on link for full interview)

JASON MRAZ INTERVIEW Jason Mraz was honored by the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) as their 2010 Humanitarian of the Year during Liquid Nation Ball 7 in La Jolla, California.  Delinda Lombardo, was at the event, and talked exclusively to Jason and some of the other guests about the charities involved.

NEYO INTERVIEW Grammy Award winning artist Ne-Yo walked into the gymnasium at the Challengers Boys & Girls Club in South Central Los Angeles on December 3, and was met by over 500 excited kids during his Compound Foundation’s 6th Annual Giving Tour.

ADAM LAMBERT INTERVIEW American singer/songwriter/performer, Adam Lambert has been living the dream since becoming runner-up on the eighth season of American Idol. In November of 2009, he released his debut album, “For Your Entertainment” and followed up with a controversial performance at the 2009 American Music Awards. IIn addition to a monster tour and paparazzi-laden existence, the pop-icon has been busy encouraging his fans to give back and help ‘Glam Out Classrooms’ for DonorsChoose.org, and it’s working beautifully. Delinda was pleased to speak with Lambert about what it’s like to be one of the most recognized openly-gay mainstream pop stars: his love, life, tattoos, inspiration and enthusiastic support of Donors Choose.

BLURRED VISION INTERVIEW Following the footsteps of other artists who’ve used music to influence change, Toronto-based band Blurred Vision has effectively harnessed the power of the Internet to start an on-line revolution promoting peace and change for the people of Iran via their version of the iconic Pink Floyd song, ‘Another Brick in the Wall’. And it seems to be working.

JORDIN SPARKS INTERVIEW Wholesome, talented and sincere are the three words that come to mind when speaking of the Grammy-nominated 2007 “American Idol” winner, Jordin Sparks. Despite her busy schedule, Sparks relentlessly uses her name for good. While maintaining a strong connection with her fan base, she’s using social media networks such as Twitter to inspire fan involvement with a number of causes including Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer, the X The TXT campaign and if you listen carefully, you’ll hear Jordins heartbeat pulsating within an entire generation of fans out there making changes within their own communities.

JEFF PROBST INTERVIEW In September 2008, Jeff Probst made history when he became the first Emmy recipient for ‘Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program’. The ‘Survivor’ host was kind enough to speak to Look to the Stars about his charitable efforts on behalf of his ‘Serpentine Project’, foster children, inspiration, his dream of world peace, and his latest reality show, ‘Live Like You’re Dying’.

JOSH DUHAMEL LTTS Exclusive: Josh Duhamel And Betty White Honored At Celebrity Charity Red Tie Gala. Actor Josh Duhamel and national treasure Betty White were honored by the American Red Cross on Saturday, April 9, at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica, for their humanitarian efforts and activities, and Look To The Stars’ Special Correspondent Delinda Lombardo was on the guest list.

LESLIE OSBOURNE LTTS Exclusive: Soccer Star Goes Pink For Breast Cancer INTERVIEW Currently a member of the US Women’s National Team, Leslie Osborne received her first call up in 2003 and now has 59 caps for the US Team. In 2006 she was chosen as a finalist for the US soccer player of the year. In September of 2007, she competed in her first World Cup and earned the bronze medal.  Additionally, Osborne has proven herself off the field, running her own soccer camps around the country, and tirelessly promoting America Scores, Boys & Girls Clubs, and Puma’s Project Pink, among others.

MANISH DAYAL INTERVIEW CW’s ‘90210’ and AMC Network’s ‘Rubicon’ actor, Manish Dayal, has had quite a big year. In addition to causing a stir on the red-carpet at the Indian Film Festival in Los Angeles in April, the young actor has been actively using his celebrity to encourage bone-marrow donation as well as improving education for children in rural India.

OK GO INTERVIEW In 2006, the band OK Go released a video for their hit song “Here It Goes Again” featuring an elaborately choreographed dance on treadmills directed and choreographed by Trish Sie. As of this printing, the original video upload for “Here It Goes Again” has been viewed over 50 million times on YouTube. Their latest video, White Knuckles, raised money for animal shelters in America

JENNY JONES INTERVIEW Former national talk show host Jenny Jones is empowering individuals to make a lasting impact on their community. Through her foundation, Jenny is giving away $1 million of her own money. Her Jenny’s Heroes program awards grants of up to $25,000 to individuals who submit the best ideas for tangible, lasting community projects chosen for their significant long-term benefits. To date, more than 45 grant recipients have been given $745,000 to purchase equipment, build playgrounds and computer labs, fund after-school programs, and provide security and lifesaving devices to communities across the country.

FINESSE MITCHELL INTERVIEW Aside from entertaining fans around the world as a regular on Saturday Night Live (2003-2006), he recently penned his first ‘dating advice’ book Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much and also dishes out honest relationship advice in Essence magazine. Mitchell has also appeared in such films as Mad Money, Who’s Your Caddy and The Comebacks, and proves that there are some mighty fine men out there who are more than willing to help women get along with each other while not dating “crazy.”

For all interviews conducted by Athlebrities, please check out the ‘interview’ category HERE.

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