U.S. TV stars including AMERICA FERRARA, Jennifer Morrison and Jesse Spencer helped raise over $200,000 (GBP100,000) for AIDS research in Los Angeles on Saturday (18Aug07). The Hot In Hollywood event, which was held at the Henry Fonda Theater and was hosted by My Name Is Earl star Jaime Pressly, saw the actors take part in a variety show that included auctions. Ugly Betty star Ferrara bid $35,000 (GBP17,500) for a Toyota Prius hybrid car. She says, "I already drive a hybrid Highlander, so now I have two hybrids." Elsewhere, House co-stars Spencer and Morrison attended together, despite last week (ends17Aug07) announcing they'd called off their engagement. Spencer bid $6,000 (GBP3,000) for Elvis Presley and The Rolling Stones memorabilia, while Morrison spent $7,000 (GBP3,500) on a lithograph of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol. Other highlights included Ugly Betty stars Michael Urie and Becki Newton singing You Don't Bring Me Flowers dressed as Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand.