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Simon Cowell Halts Live X Factor Show To Respond To Paris Terror Attacks

by : UNILAD on : 15 Nov 2015 14:15
BT

Simon Cowell halted the live recording of The X Factor last night, to comment on the Paris attacks.

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Speaking directly to the camera, the music mogul asked viewers to stay safe following the shocking events that unfolded.

ITV

He said:

In light of what happened in Paris we’d like to send out thoughts and prayers to everyone affected in Paris, last night. Please stay safe.

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This follows his tweet earlier that day:

All the judges on the talent-spotting competition also posted their sentiments to those caught up in the Paris attacks.

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However, Nick Grimshaw came under fire along with Children In Need for not mentioning the Paris attacks until midnight during the telephon, hours after the brutal attacks unfolded.

Reuters

Paris suffered a series of terrorist attacks across the city on Friday night, including a gig at Bataclan concert hall and outside the Stade De France, killing 129 people.

Topics: Film and TV

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TV Archive/YouTube and 1 other
  1. TV Archive/YouTube

    [HD] X Factor - Paris terror attacks - Saturday 14 November 2015

  2. BT

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