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Ellen Talked To Miley Cyrus About Hurricane Harvey And Things Got Super Emotional

She just donated $500,000 to help the people of Houston.

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Miley Cyrus stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week, and when the topic turned to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the pop star got pretty emotional:

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The conversation began with Ellen informing the audience that Miley had just donated $500,000 to relief efforts in Houston.

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And when Miley tried to explain what inspired her to make such a large donation, she immediately got choked up.

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"I can't really talk about it," she said, holding back tears. "I don't know why. It makes me so upset."

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"My grandmother's sitting here, my mom's here, and I go home to my seven dogs, and...if I didn't have that anymore, it'd just be really hard."

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"So I'm really happy to help any way that I can," she concluded. "And I hope people understand, and can put themselves in those people's shoes, and just know what it feels like to have everything taken away from you."

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While Miley's donation is super generous, you don't need $500,000 in order to help out. BuzzFeed has put together a list with lots of ways you can help those affected by the hurricane.

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Miley is also accepting donations for Harvey relief through her charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation.

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Thanks for stepping up to the plate, Miley <3.