Beyonce Carter, Janet Jackson, Kevin Hart, Demi Lovato & Jennifer Garner Shines Light on Harvey victims in Houston
Houston's waterlogged streets were graced with musical royalty on Friday when megastars Janet Jackson and Beyonce toured the city and made stops around the area's shelters that house thousands of flood victims from Hurricane Harvey. According to the Houston Chronicle, Beyonce's appearance came only coincidentally at the same time as Jackson's. The publication reported that St. John's, where she spoke on Friday, was the church she attended as a child.
While she was there, Beyonce praised the congregation as an "incredible example of what life and love is." She continued: "This today is a celebration of survival. Y’all are my family. Houston is my home. All that really matters is your health and your children, and I just want to say I love you.”
While Janet Jackson took a tour of the city with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and visited evacuees at one of the city's largest shelters, Houston native Beyonce helped serve meals and listened to survivors' stories before speaking at a downtown church, St. John's. Jackson performs Saturday night in Houston, which was a previously scheduled stop on her 56-city tour. "I'm here to tell you that we are going to do the show in Houston. But we're going to roll in early because we want to visit some of the shelters," Jackson told her fans on Twitter on Sept. 6."And not just visit some of the shelters, we also want to do something special for some of the victims," she said, and
promised to see the city on Friday.