Half of One Direction is reuniting for charity. A new interview with Simon Cowell confirmed that Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne will both be teaming up with their old “X Factor” mentor to help victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Dozens of people are dead or presumed so after the London apartment building caught fire this week.
While protests happen in the U.K. capital, Liam and Louis are teaming up with Simon in an effort to help those displaced by the fire. British Prime Minister Theresa May has been criticized for an unimpressive response to the tragedy, so it looks like Simon is bringing his 1D lads in to show her how it’s done.
Other stars attached to the benefit project so far include Louisa Johnson, Emeli Sandé, James Arthur, Craig David, London rappers Skepta and Stormzy and legendary U.K. rock band The Who.
Simon says the supergroup is putting out a version of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon & Garfunkel on Monday.
Are you impressed that Louis and Liam are stepping up for charity?
(Photo credit: Louis Tomlinson Instagram account)