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Emmanuelle Chriqui Helps Kick Off New Charity Project

Emmanuelle Chriqui gives back.

Gary Dudakby Gary Dudak

It turns out that Emmanuelle Chriqui, best known for playing Sloan on “Entourage,” is both gorgeous and giving. The lovely actress is helping kick-start a charity initiative called Power of 2, which uses celebrity status for the good of society. Chriqui is going head-to-head with ‘N Sync’s Lance Bass to see who has the best fans by raising money for a charity of their choice. The fundraiser began last week and lasts until June 14. Fans can donate $2 or more to Emmanuelle and Lance’s favorite charity at as many times as they would like up until midnight on the June 14 to see who will be crowned the Power of 2 champion.

Emmanuelle is raising money for Colon Cancer Canada. The charity is close to her heart, as her mother died from colon cancer and her father is currently fighting the disease. Bass is raising money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

There’s a catch to this fundraising project to make things a little more fun: the loser has to perform a crazy stunt. If Emmanuelle wins, Lance will dress up as PooFu the Dog (a costume he wore at his first job in Mississippi) and walk Runyon Canyon. If Lance wins, Emmanuelle will have to sing with the Steel Panthers at the House of Blues on Sunset Blvd. So no matter what happens in this competition, everyone is a winner.

You can follow the competition on Twitter @PWROF2

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