I think the thing that really hit home to me was when I was seeing that wall and I saw those messages and then when I saw how the residents immediately turned up with water and clothes and offers of shelter and everything else and that's when I thought, I'm not just going to sit here and do nothing.''For me in my position, not to do something would be appalling.
So I wrote to all the record label heads and I basically said let's all work together, there's a bigger cause here.'Helping out: Simon Cowell has announced plans help victims of the Grenfell Tower blaze by donating all proceeds from the release of a yet to be announced single to those who have been affected by the tragedy He added: '[What] I'm hoping will happen with the record is that it pricks a few people's consciousness and then other people decide to do something else, because I think we can do more in addition to just the record.
Brooklyn Beckham looked visibly shaken as he visited the site of the Grenfell Tower disaster on Friday, hours after the teenager volunteered at a nearby church with younger brothers Romeo and Cruz.
The three sons of Victoria and David Beckham helped sort donations for the victims of the disaster that left at least 30 people dead and dozens more injured.
'Like other BBC outlets, Newsnight has reported official casualty figures but also made it clear that they are expected to rise substantially.''We hope to confirm a record tomorrow which will raise some money for the many people affected by this tragedy.
Making calls tonight.'Speaking to GMB via the phone on Friday morning, Simon said: 'I was watching the news and then I drove up to see the building which is only round the corner from me.
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The money will go to the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation, the company’s local charity partner.Simon Cowell, who also lives near the site the disaster, has announced plans to help victims by donating all proceeds from the release of a yet to be revealed single to those who have been affected by the tragedy.The music mogul, 57, confirmed he will release the fundraising track after watching harrowing news coverage of the disaster, which so far has claimed 30 lives and injured dozens more, on Thursday evening.The foundation is coordinating a major funding appeal with support from London Funders and the London Emergency Trust Fund, and has set up a donation page on its website.Every penny raised on the site will go directly to charities funding the relief effort in the local community, both for those who lost loved-ones and those who lost their homes and all their possessions. Please make cheques payable to ‘The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation’ and send to: Grenfell Tower Appeal, The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation, 111–117 Lancaster Road, London W11 1QT.While no artists have been confirmed yet, Cowell added he would 'love' to get Adele involved.