James Corden Pays Tribute To London After Terror Attack

"I felt a really long, long way from home."

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James Corden paid an emotional and touching tribute to his hometown of London on The Late Late Show following yesterday's (March 22) Westminster terror attack.

Speaking on his US show, Corden told viewers: "I don't know if anybody saw the news today, but there was a terror attack in my hometown, the city of London, in Westminster.

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"While we're filming this, it's still unknown what the motives were. What we do know at this point is that people have lost their lives, and many, many more have been injured.

"I know a lot of people in Britain watch this show, there's a lot of people from Britain who work on this show. And of course, all our thoughts go out to anyone who has been affected by this."

Clearly getting emotional, Corden continued: "It's funny, watching the news today I felt a really long, long way from home.

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"When something like that happens in your hometown, you don't have a feeling of being glad you're so far away. What you feel is you wish you could be there with loved ones to stand alongside them."

The presenter described London as a "diverse and proud and brilliant city", adding: "This act of terrorism was supposed to divide the people of London, I know for a fact that all something like this does is bring them closer together as one.

"Tonight we send our heartfelt thoughts to everyone in Britain. Stay safe everybody please."

London Westminster terrorist attack

The attack in Westminster, which is being treated as a terrorist incident, left four people dead, including a police officer and the attacker, as well as 40 injured.

Eyewitnesses claimed that a vehicle ploughed into the area near Parliament, hitting pedestrians, and police confirmed reports of "a man armed with a knife".

Via Digital Spy