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Why Simon Cowell Is Praising ‘AGT’ Contestant Brandon Rogers’ Mom Carmelita

“Extra’s” Terri Seymour spoke with Simon Cowell, who is honoring “America’s Got Talent” contestant Dr. Brandon Rogers after his life was tragically cut short in a 2017 auto accident.

Joined by Rogers’ mother Carmelita via Zoom, Cowell said, “As a parent, you know, it is the worst thing you can ever imagine.”

Spreading the word on the Dr. Brandon Rogers Simulation Lab at Riverside Regional Medical Center, Simon added, “What Carmelita has done under the most tragic circumstances is remarkable… Every penny donated is going to the most incredible cause, honoring what Brandon was all about.”

Of his love and support, Carmelita commented, “Simon's just been good to me. Every year since, he's welcomed me in and brought me in like family.”

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