NEW YORK CITY - Regis Philbin, co-host of The Viagra View said that he has received a text message from the head of New York City's largest crime family Salvatore Goombalini.
Sal The Pal as he is known in the mob world stated that he had nothing but the utmost respect for President Nelson Mandela.
Goombalini conveyed to Philbin how ten years ago President Mandela sent the Goombalini matriarch Annunciata Goombalini an autographed 8 by 10 glossy of himself surrounded by a bunch of children in Naples, Italy.
Sal explained how one of those children was a family cousin.
Salvatore said that he is making the $1 million donation in honor of his parents Pirandello and Annunciata who did a fantastic job of raising up ten sons.
He stated that he wants the 30-foot tall statue to be placed in Central Park for everyone to enjoy all year round.
Goombalini said that the $1 million check will be personally delivered to City Hall by three of his brothers Stromboli, Giancarlo, and Pasquale.
Sal is asking that Manhattan rich boy, Donnie Trump step up to the plate and match the Goombalini's donation.
SIDENOTE: Sal added that he will also be donating 10 front row tickets to a New York Knicks game to 10 deserving local pole dancers, who he says work hard for their money and sometimes don't get the respect they deserve.