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Adele visits community kitchen for Grenfell survivors on same day as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Adele recently took part in the 'Grenfell United' appeal to campaign for national change

Sabrina Barr
Saturday 22 December 2018 19:07 GMT
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Adele has shown her support for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire by visiting the Hubb Community Kitchen with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Ever since the devastation of the fire in June 2017, the Hubb Community Kitchen in west London has provided refuge and comfort for members of the community who were affected by the tragedy.

It was recently revealed that the Duchess of Sussex has been making regular private visits to the kitchen, in addition to collaborating with the women working in the kitchen to create the charity book Together: Our Community Cookbook.

On Thursday 20 December, the duchess visited the kitchen once more with her husband Prince Harry. However, the royal couple weren’t the only high-profile individuals to make an appearance at the venue that day.

Adele was also present to meet the women who the Duchess of Sussex has formed very close bonds with.

Adele has been very vocal about her support for the Grenfell community, recently participating in a video for the ‘Grenfell United’ appeal alongside Stormzy and survivors of the fire to campaign for the government to enact national change.

Munira Mahmoud, co-founder of the Hubb Community Kitchen, was delighted to host the singer at the kitchen this week.

“Had pleasure cooking for Adele Laurie Blue,” she wrote on Instagram.

“What a blessing... She beautiful kind and very humble lady.”

Mahmoud also posted a selfie of Adele with several of the other women in the kitchen, all of whom appeared to be in very high spirits.

Royal commentator Omid Scobie shared a photo of Adele and Mahmoud on Twitter, explaining Meghan and Harry had also been in attendance on the day.

Numerous people commented underneath the picture, expressing their admiration for Adele and the women working in the kitchen.

“Adele has been so great to the Grenfell community,” one person tweeted.

“These women are an inspiration and their recipes are delicious,” another person wrote.

“The cookbook and this initiative is truly amazing, it’s female empowerment at it’s finest. Well done Meghan and the Hubb ladies.”

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In June 2017, it was reported Adele had visited Grenfell Tower less than 24 hours after the fire.

One witness said the singer had been “going around and hugging everyone she could to comfort them.”

Adele also made a surprise visit to Chelsea fire station so she could personally thank the firefighters for their hard work.

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