Mexican-born actress Salma Hayak is donating $100,000 to help rescue efforts following the earthquake that has killed around 240 people and injured 2,000.
The 51-year-old posted a video message on Instagram in which she revealed not only was she making the donation, but that she had survived the 1985 earthquake that devastated the country’s capital city. 
“After the 1985 earthquake in Mexico City, I was evacuated from my building. A lot of friends died, including an uncle that was very, very close to me,” said Hayek.
“I have lived through the aftermath of a disaster of this magnitude and it’s horrific. I am starting a CrowdRise to try to raise money to help families who are going through this nightmare right now in Mexico.”
Hayek, whose most recent film is The Hitman’s Bodyguard, posted the video after a 7.1 magnitude quake struck the country, destroying many buildings, bringing down power lines and creating anxiety …
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