Rush Limbaugh left a long-lasting impression on nation star John Rich.

Limbaugh died on the age of 70 on Wednesday and was honored by the “Earth to God” singer on Twitter, through which he revealed the radio pioneer had anonymously made a big donation to charity.

“After I was on ‘Superstar Apprentice,’ Rush Limbaugh made a donation of $100,000 {dollars} to St Jude Kids’s Hospital to assist them, and my mission on the TV Present below the situation that he remained anonymous,” Rich, who appeared on the show in 2011, tweeted. “I by no means mentioned a phrase till now. He shall be missed. #RIPRushLimbaugh.”

The nation singer spoke additional concerning the donation with Fox Information.

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“A part of my complete objective [on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’] was to increase as a lot cash as I might for … St. Jude Kids’s Analysis Hospital in Memphis,” Rich, 47, defined. “My objective was to attempt to increase above 1,000,000 {dollars}, which had by no means been executed earlier than on that present.”

The host of Fox Nation’s “The Pursuit!” mentioned that when he reached out to a number of buddies to ask for donations on the time, Limbaugh was amongst them.

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“After I requested Rush Limbaugh about that, he mentioned, ‘I’d love to make a donation, nevertheless it has to be anonymous. Do not inform anyone it got here from me, do not inform [host] Donald Trump it got here from me, do not speak about it in any approach, form or type,'” recalled the singer, including that Limbaugh mentioned he likes to donate to nice causes anonymously.

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“I did not know what he was going to donate till it confirmed up,” Rich continued. “When it confirmed up, it was $100,000 to the youngsters at St. Jude Kids’s Analysis Hospital and I could not inform anyone the place it got here from.”

The Massive & Rich member discovered the beneficiant donation to be “such a placing attribute” of Limbaugh. Rich recalled as a substitute of Limbaugh wanting “loads of reward for an motion that huge,” he made the star “promise he would get no reward for it.”

John Rich (proper) recalled receiving a donation of $100,000 from Rush Limbaugh (left) below the situation on anonymity to go towards St. Jude Kids’s Analysis Hospital throughout the singer’s stint on ‘Superstar Apprentice.’
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Rich ended up elevating $1.4 million throughout the present’s eleventh season, which he mentioned remains to be a record-holding quantity for “Superstar Apprentice.”

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“I simply thought it was a very respectful transfer on his finish to do an excellent factor for these children at that hospital and assist my efforts on that present and simply one thing that basically caught with me through the years,” added Rich.

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Reps for St. Jude Kids’s Analysis Hospital didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.

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