Larry King oil spill telethon: Who benefits, exactly?

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Last night, Larry King hosted a telethon which raised $1.8 million to help with the recovery of the Gulf Coast during the devastating BP oil spill. The telethon featured a cast of stars who performed, and volunteered to answer telephone calls to collect viewer donations.

The money will fund organizations helping to re-develop the affected areas along the Gulf Coast.

The all-star cast consisted of Justin Bieber, Sting, Ke$ha, Cameron Diaz, and more. Our sister site Popeater had the inside scoop.

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