Evan Mulvihill: Ne-Yo, Third Eye Blind, and Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark Support the Troops at Alliance for Veteran Support Benefit
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R&B superstar Ne-Yo and Third Eye Blind rocked a charity concert by performing at the Intrepid Air, Sea, and Space Museum in New York City last Thursday. The benefit raised money for the Alliance for Veteran Support (AVS), an umbrella group that funnels money to five beneficiaries, all of whom share a common goal of helping those who have given service to the U.S. military. Other attendees included MC Jason Dundas, Stephen Baldwin, Miss Universe, and Orfeh.
Seeing as he was wearing dog tags with diamonds on them, I asked Ne-Yo if he'd ever join the army. "No!" he responded resoundingly. "I have a few uncles in the armed forces, Marines, Army, some navy people," he explained. "I always remember them being very, very very strict and a little mean."
The "Let Me Love You" singer isn't all soft, though: he's done two military movies (Battle: Los Angeles and Red Tails), so he knows the drill. "Training for those movies gave me an all new kind of respect for these dudes,"
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