Miley Cyrus sobs while talking about Hurricane Harvey

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus announced a generous donation to help Houston community as thousands of people were forced to leave their homes and more than 30 people were killed because of Hurricane Harvey.

Announcing her decision on The Ellen Show, the 24-year-old poured her heart out about the devastating natural disaster which has already claimed 38 lives.

"I can't really talk about it", the "We Can't Stop" singer said, choking up.

"And I hope people understand and can put themselves in those people's shoes and just to know what it feels like to have everything taken away from you", the singer added.

Cyrus insisted she didn't have to think twice about using her celebrity status for good.

The singer explained that she does not know why the situation moves her in such a way and has stated that it simply does.

J.J., who FaceTimed into the show, said "I have no words". before promising their cash would go a long way toward helping victims.

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Governor Greg Abbott had a bleak message for residents of southeast Texas on Wednesday as he told them that the worst of Hurricane Harvey was yet to come.

Ellen told the audience that Miley - who revealed she was pansexual in 2015 - had made the donation, before telling the singer: "You're wonderful".

Massive thank you to @TheEllenShow for the $1 Million donation. The star was praised for her efforts as she donated a massive amount to the case and has claimed that people should be doing anything that they can to help in this situation.

"I'm excited for you to see it", she continued. Cyrus then broke down in tears while explaining why she chose to step up with such a huge contribution.

In response to JJ Watt's plea for donations to help residents of Houston and surrounding areas that were affected by storm damage and flooding, Ellen stepped up with a $1 million pledge.

Artists, actors and influencers from all walks of Hollywood have been coming together to help support those who are suffering from Hurricane Harvey's aftereffects in Houston.

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