The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the social media world by storm and Britain's top celebrity chefs were no exception. Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay got involved in the ice water frenzy with their families in order to raise as much money as possible for the research and treatment of Motor Neurone Disease.
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As Jamie received three nominations to experience the gruelling ice shower he said in his video, which he later uploaded to Twitter, that he would "step it up a little bit" - and the chatty chef stayed true to his word. After taking a seat and pulling a handle, Jamie proceeded to be soaked by a tractor's load of ice cold water, captured in slow motion in his video.
and Russell Brand
were nominated by Jamie
to take on the challenge. While Russell Brand
stepped up for the good cause, royal watchers are still waiting in the hope that Prince Harry
will take part in the phenomenon.
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Two of Jamie
's daughters made an appearance on the video to take the chance to announce the further nomination of three "Youtubers". Hell's Kitchen
star Gordon Ramsay
's children also got involved in his Ice Bucket Challenge video, which the TV chef later posted on his Instagram account. Gordon
waited in anticipation for the ice shower as he nominated daughters Holly, Tilly and Megan Ramsay, as well as Hollywood hunk Bradley Cooper
, to carry on the fundraising frenzy.
A drenched Gordon fell forward and started running around his garden after the shock of cold water was poured over him with the help of his four kids and a friend.
The Ice Bucket Challenge
is in aid of helping to raise awareness and money in support of ALS
, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease
and Motor Neurone Disease
, a condition that attacks the spinal cord.
Other celebrities to have taken part include Victoria and David Beckham
, Kate Moss
, Jennifer Lopez
and Leonardo DiCaprio