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Simon Cowell's Generous Donation Helps Former Child Stars Organization

October 21, 2009

It's been reported that the American Idol icon has dipped into his reality fortune to the tune of $30,000 and donated it to "Exorcist" star Linda Blair's WorldHeart Foundation.

The original scream queen opened the animal sanctuary to care for up to 50 abandoned dogs at a time. Earlier this year, the shelter was in danger of closing. Cowell caught wind of the situation and hopped to to relieve her financial debt.

"I think what Linda is doing is incredible," Cowell was quoted as saying. Read More