Celebrities including Royal Family, Adele, and Liam Payne pay tribute one year after Grenfell Tower tragedy

Posted on Jun 15 2018 - 3:22pm by admin

Grenfell Tower was set ablaze this time last year in a horror fireGrenfell Tower was set ablaze this time last year in a horror fire [Getty]

Today (14 June 2018) marks one year since a fire destroyed Grenfell Tower in London.

To mark the anniversary of the fire which killed 72 people and left an additional 74 victims hospitalised, celebrities have paid tribute.

Liam Payne was among the stars that paid tributes, telling his 33million followers: “One year ago today. My thoughts of out to all of those still affected by the Grenfell tower fire. #GreenForGrenfell.”

liam payneCelebrities such as Liam Payne have paid their respects a year on [Flynet]

The Royal Family also paid their respects, sharing a photo of The Queen and Meghan Markle participating in a one minute silence.

“The Queen and The Duchess of Sussex observed the national silence in memory of the people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire, a year ago today,” they tweeted.

In a separate tweet, they wrote: “At the Grenfell Remembering Together event, The Duke and Duchess of Kent joined families, friends and members of the local community to remember all those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire.”

The Queen and Meghan Markle paid their respects at a memorial serviceThe Queen and Meghan Markle paid their respects at a memorial service [Twitter/The Royal Family]

Naomi Campbell shared a visual of the victims' namesNaomi Campbell shared a visual of the victims’ names [Instagram/Naomi Campbell]

Model Naomi Campbell posted a video tribute featuring the names of the 72 lives lost in the tragedy alongside the caption: “REST IN PEACE.”

Luke Evans joined her in remembering the lost, tweeting: “1 year on and the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy are in my thoughts — those that heartbreakingly lost their lives, and also those that are still suffering today.”

Social media influencer Tanya Burr shared a poem with her followers, adding: “It feels like yesterday that this tragedy happened, just 15 mins from where I live … Thinking of the people of Grenfell Tower today.”

stormzy facts you didn't knowAdele and Stormzy also attended a memorial service [Instagram]

Leona Lewis also paid her respects, writing: “A year on my heart is still with everyone affected. We will never forget #Grenfell.”

Adele spoke to ITV News about why it was important for her attend a memorial event on the anniversary, saying: “To pay my respects.”

She was seen singing along to a rendition of Lean On Me while Stormy was also seen in the crowd.

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