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Manchester bombing victim Martyn Hett has t-shirt dedicated to him by fashion designer Philip Normal

May 31, 2017
Martyn Hett and Russell Hayward

A fashion designer has paid tribute to Manchester bombing victim Martyn Hett with his very own t-shirt.

Martyn Hett was confirmed dead by his ex-boyfriend after being killed in the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert.

The 29-year-old had been popular on social media for his love of Coronation Street and Pop Idol winner Michelle McManus.

Martyn Hett and Russell Hayward
Martyn Hett and Russell Hayward (Twitter)

Now fashion designer Philip Normal and artist Holly Shortall have created a charity t-shirt in dedication to Hett.

More than £3,000 has already been raised from the GoFundMe campaign, with donations going to a charity of the bereaved family’s choice.

Designer Normal said: “Following a cry from social media that we produce Holly’s illustration as a t-shirt, and we thought it would be a fitting tribute to offer this design, with all profit going to Martyn’s family, or a charity, organisation or project of their choice.

“Martin brought so much joy to people’s lives in such a short amount of time, and he will never be forgotten.

“Through this t-shirt we would like to create something positive in the face of such tragic events.

“This T-Shirt is produced with permission from Martyn’s family.”

The t-shirt is available on GoFundMe for £25, with £20 being donated to the family.

Dan Hett in t-shirt

RELATED: Queen brings Buckingham Palace to silence as she pays tribute to victims of the Manchester bombing.

Mariah Carey also paid a moving tribute the bombing victim.

She wrote on Instagram that she felt “devastated” by the news.

Mariah said: “Devastated to learn that one of the victims in Manchester was part of the #Lambily.

“RIP Martyn Hett. We will cherish your memory forever.

“His family and all the families affected are in my thoughts and prayers. MC ?❤”

He had been due to board a flight to the US the morning after the concert to attend a meet-up of Mariah super fans.

RELATED: Martyn Hett’s ‘soulmate’ pays emotional tribute.

Days ago he shared a photo of his leaving party ahead of his new adventure, where he had tickets to attend the Wendy Williams show and join the meet-up of Mariah fans.

Martyn had a strong following on social media, becoming well-known for his love of soap opera Coronation Street, as well as Mariah Carey.

He was also a former winner of cookery show Come Dine With Me, which he competed in with his the former boyfriend who confirmed his death.

You can buy the Martyn Hett t-shirt from here.

More: Ariana Grande, attack, bombing, Brixton, isis, Manchester, Martyn Hett, philip normal

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