Keanu Reeves auctions one-to-one Zoom chat for charity

Bids for ‘15 Minutes of Fame with Keanu Reeves’ have already risen above the target

Louis Chilton
Wednesday 17 June 2020 07:38
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Keanu Reeves is auctioning the chance for a one-to-one video call with himself to raise money for charity.

The John Wick star will converse with the highest bidder for 15 minutes, as part of a prize referred to as “15 Minutes of Fame with Keanu Reeves”.

A description of the event reads: “Bill & Ted. Speed. The Matrix. John Wick. You know him. You love him.

“This is truly priceless and now you have the chance to Zoom with him from home! Get your questions ready and spend 15 minutes with actor, director, producer and musician, Keanu Reeves.”

Bids can be placed until Monday 22 June, and can be made here.

The auction page provides an estimated “market value” for the meeting of $10,000 (£8,000), but at time of writing, the highest bid stands at $16,600 (£13,200).

The chat will take place over the video messaging service Zoom, and will be held in the week beginning 6 July 2020.

Proceeds from the auction will go to the Camp Rainbow organisation, an Idaho children’s cancer charity.

Reeves isn’t the only star who is able to command big fees for a personal video appearance. It was recently revealed that Entourage star Jeremy Piven has been charging fans $15,000 (£11,000) for a 10-minute video chat, organised by the personal celebrity messaging site Cameo.

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