Simon Cowell: Fairy Godfather?

Idol's tough judge grants a little girl her last wish.

Simon Cowell: Fairy Godfather?

Idol’s tough judge grants a little girl her last wish.

-Kathryn H. Cusimano

Simon Cowell

We’ve heard of Simon Cowell’s generosity before, but it turns out that wasn’t just a one-time thing. The former American Idol judge granted a wish for a young girl with a terminal brain tumor.

Five-year-old Bethany Fenton got to visit the set of Britain’s Got Talent just before last Saturday’s finale show. She got to meet the contestants, and even got to sing for her favorite judge, Cowell.

“I loved them all, especially Kieran, who asked for my wristband to give us both luck,” Fenton told Britain’s Daily Mail. “Simon let me sing ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ to him. He’s so nice and I love him.”

Fenton passed away on Tuesday, but her family said her last days were filled with joy – thanks in part to Cowell.

“Her dad said that she had done what she always wanted to do, meet Simon Cowell and sing to him. She had achieved her big ambition and was now ready to depart this earth,” a family spokesman said.

Our hearts go out to Fenton’s family. (PopEater)

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0 thoughts on “Simon Cowell: Fairy Godfather?

  1. Fashionista says:

    Omg this is so sad, but so nice of Simon Cowell to do.

  2. lovesbetty says:

    Sheesh .. you trying to make me cry Betty?

  3. danggirl says:

    Oh my. Heartbreaking!

  4. weetziebat says:

    Sweet and very sad story. Simon isn’t as one-dimensional as the media has portrayed him.

  5. dannid842 says:

    That breaks my heart.. my thoughts and prayers go out to their family…

  6. lemoned says:

    Aww Simon. That’s very sweet. Glad that little girl had a few more happy days.

  7. BIGRED53 says:

    What a great guy. I always knew he was really a softy. Good on him!!!!

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