Sia has damaged down in tears throughout a radio interview this morning as she revealed the heartbreaking story that compelled her to ship an incredible reward to an orphan.
Speaking to Nova’s Fitzy and Wippa, the Adelaide-born singer defined that she’d been watching the US actuality collection Alone – wherein a gaggle of contestants are given minimal gear and must survive on their very own in an remoted location – when she grew to become overwhelmed with emotion after listening to one man’s story.
Reliving the story this morning, Sia, 44, may barely maintain again the tears as she recalled that the contestant had been having an “emotional moment alone” when he introduced up his upbringing as an orphan.
“He was talking about how he had been in an orphanage and – I’m going to cry – it was Christmas, and they’d call all the children’s names for presents and his name never got called,” she stated.
“So I – and hopefully he’ll by no means hear this – I arrange an Amazon account below the title Santa Clear, and I wrote him a letter from Santa saying it had been my fault, and it was an administrative drawback on the North Pole.
“And so as soon as a month, I despatched him a Christmas current for annually that he has been alive.”
She added: “That kind of thing makes me feel really, really good.”
But it wasn’t the top of the big-hearted star’s generosity – Sia then supplied to collaborate with the Nova hosts to assist out struggling households and pledged $100,000 on the spot.
“You can decide however you want to make it happen, and choose the people who need it most … I think it would be really fun to collaborate,” she advised them.
“I’ll make sure my people call your people and that gets transferred to the people that you think it needs to go to.”
Earlier this 12 months, the fiercely personal star revealed the stunning information that she had adopted two 18-year-old sons in late 2019.
“I actually adopted two sons last year. They were 18 – they’re both 19 years old now. They were ageing out of the foster care system and yeah, I love them,” she advised SiriusXM.
“They are both finding (quarantine) pretty difficult, one more so than the other. But they’re both doing things that are really good for them right now,” she stated.
“They’re really doing a lot of educational stuff that’s good for them.”