Celebrities from around the world are reaching out to express their grief at the deadly suspected terror attack at Ariana Grande’s Manchester concert on Monday, which has left at least 22 people dead and 59 others injured.
Ariana Grande has suspended the rest of her European schedule of the world tour for the time being. It’s reported that the 23 year-old singer was “inconsolable” and “in hysterics” when she learned about the casualties following the explosion.
Though the American star is thought to be physically unhurt, she posted a tweet saying: “Broken. from the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don’t have words.”
Puerto Rican-Italian rapper BIA and singer Victoria Monet also shared their reactions on Twitter.
“Praying for everyone tonight please get home safe,” BIA said in a post.
Monet wrote on Twitter, “I wish I could say that I am ok, but I am not. Safe? Yes, but heartbroken that loved ones who came to have the night of their lives ended up losing them. They weren’t safe. I will never understand this hate!”
“This was supposed to be their safe place! I’m so hurt and frustrated I don’t know how to handle this and can’t smile and I feel useless, I’m sorry. Lord help me find strength. I’m going to stay off social media I just hope you all know that I love you all. Please send all your prayers up high for Manchester,” Monet added.
Celebrities around the world have taken to social media to express their sadness about the horrific incident.
Taylor Swift was one of the first to respond to the attack, “My thoughts, prayers and tears for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy tonight. I’m sending all my love.”
Cher tweeted, “My prayers go out to ppl [people] of Manchester…Had special times there from youth & beyond.”
Katy Perry wrote on Twitter, “Broken hearted for the families tonight. Broken hearted for Ari. Broken hearted for the state of this world.”
Lorde said in a tweet, “Every musician feels sick & responsible tonight – shows should be safe for you. Truly a worst nightmare. Sending love to Manchester & Ari.”
Lena Dunham wrote, “Heart breaks for everyone at the @ArianaGrande show – terrorism and hatred disrupting a magical escapist experience. Sending all love.”
Dwayne Johnson tweeted, “Our prayers and strength to the victims and their families involved in this tragedy in Manchester. Stay strong.”