Celebrities are those talents which are widely celebrated across the world. But behind heir stardom there does exist an ordinary human being who is as normal as we all are. They sometimes crave to get out of their stardom and live a commonl life where in they can get into grocery shopping for themselves and visit tourist attractions as we do. Besides they turn out to be real life heroes too. Time and again many celebrities have saved lives out of the screen. Here is a list of 11 such celebrities.
Tom Cruise’s Heroics In Real Life
Once when he witnessed a hit and run scenario he called up the paramedics and stayed with the victim till she was in the hospital. He also paid her hospital bills after learning that she didn’t have a medical insurance.
Another time while resting in his yacht with his ex wife Nicole Kidman, he noticed a sinking sailboat which was on fire. He made sure thee tragedy didn’t occur and he accomplished the mission.
Previous year in a PGA Tour party, Clint Eastwood spotted one of the fellow guests choking on a cheese piece. Instantaneously Eastwood performed the Heimlich maneuver on the man and saves his life.
Once while she was residing at the business magnate Sir Richard Branson’s mansion on his private island in the Carribean, the house was struck by a bolt of lightning setting it on fire. Since Richard’s mother could not walk Winslet carried the old lady in her arms and brought her out of the mansion to safety.
To the contestant and singer Jacqui Gray, Cowell had said, “Something happens to your throat when you sing. It is quite raspy. It sounds as if you have someone else in there like you were choking on something.” The singer considered his comment seriously and visited a doctor. Shockingly she was diagnosed of lung disease.
Hall & Oates
The singing duo was in a restaurant when a robber barged in. In a quick reflex John Oates jumped on the robber who had a gun. Oates crashed him on the glass door. They pinned the robber down until the cops arrived. Their heroic act definitely saved the day.
Harrison Ford has high passion towards flying helicopters and has also participated in numerous rescue missions. Once when he was flying over a forest, he noticed and saved a stranded female hiker, who was going down as a result of altitude phobia and dehydration. In another instance he aided in finding a 13-year-old boy who was missing in Yellowstone National Park.
Prince Harry Saved A Fellow Polo Player Who Was Knocked Unconscious
As a result of a drastic collision during a Polo match, a man fell off his ride and went unconscious. Instinctively Prince Charles got off to help the man. Just as the player fell unconscious, the prince got off his own horse and in a quick reflex, rolled the man over and brought him to safety.
Ryan Gosling proved to the world that he was more than just a man of charm and good looks. He once saved a woman who would otherwise have been run over by a taxi in New York.
When Demi Moore was going through Twitter, she came across a lady who was sending tweets which clearly implicated that she had suicidal tendencies. Without wasting a second she called up the particular authorities and had them stop her. She thereby prevented a loss of a precious life.
During the hurricane Katrina, Sean Penn set himself on a mission to save lives of people. He ushered as many as 40 people to safety. After assisting in the mission of bringing people to safety, he could not continue it any further as his own boat had a leak. Nonetheless saving lives of forty people is no child’s play.
In 2004, during his times as acting Governor of California, Schwarzenegger had taken his time off to go on a holiday in Maui, Hawaii with his family. Once on the beach, he found a man who was drowning and thriving to remain on the water surface. Arnold quickly went to dive in the beach and bring the man around 100 yards back to the land thereby saving the man’s life.
These celebrities are surely the role models who have portrayed both courage and compassion. Let’s take inspiration from such acts and do our best!