Singer Rihanna to honour Tom Ford with amfAR award

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Rihanna will present Tom Ford with the prestigious Award of Inspiration at the amfAR Inspiration Gala next month (29.10.14).

The ‘Diamond’ singer will be attending the fundraiser – which is held annually in Los Angeles – to honour the famed fashion designer with the Award of Inspiration, in acknowledgement of his work and dedication to help end the AIDS crisis.

Talking to E! News Rihanna said: “Tom has inspired so many aspects of my art over the years, not to mention his clothes give me a real bad attitude. His commitment to the cause and commitment to amfAR is truly admirable.”

Previous Award of Inspiration honorees have included Jennifer Lopez, Jean-Paul Gaultier, James Franco, Goldie Hawn and Ricky Martin.

The black-tie event will be hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow and features an incredible auction, where celebrities donate their personal possessions to raise money to help find a cure for AIDS.

There are many amfAR fundraisers held around the world with Paris, New York, Sao Paulo and Toronto each playing host to the event. To date, they have raised $16 million.

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