LONDON: The internet has swept off its feet after the suspected terror attack on a pop concert that killed at least 22 people, according to sources.
American pop singer, dancer, and actress, Ariana Grande had just finished performing in Manchester, northern England, when the blast took place. The pop sensation took to her Twitter handle to tweet that she was “broken” by the horrific attack.
“From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don’t have words,” the 23-year-old claimed from her own verified @ArianaGrande account, now pushing up to more than 45 million followers.
Here are some tweets in regards to the dreadful incident from the world’s most prominent people in entertainment and politics.
US rapper Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ), who collaborated with Grande on the hit “Bang Bang” tweeted: “My heart hurts for my sister, Ariana & every family affected by this tragic event in the U.K. Innocent lives lost. I’m so sorry to hear this.”
My heart hurts for my sister, Ariana & every family affected by this tragic event in the U.K. Innocent lives lost. I’m so sorry to hear this
— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) May 23, 2017
Other celebrities also joined in:
My thoughts, prayers and tears for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy tonight. I’m sending all my love.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) May 23, 2017
Broken hearted for the families tonight. Broken hearted for Ari. Broken hearted for the state of this world. 😔
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) May 23, 2017
Terrible incident in Manchester. My thoughts are with all those affected and our brilliant emergency services.
— Jeremy Corbyn (@jeremycorbyn) May 22, 2017
My heart goes out to families who have lost loved ones, my admiration to our brave emergency services. A terrible night for our great city
— Mayor Andy Burnham (@MayorofGM) May 23, 2017
London stands with Manchester – our thoughts are with all those killed and injured tonight and our brave emergency services. https://t.co/0al1LzXvXE
— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) May 22, 2017
Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage), responsible for leading the anti-immigration UK Independence Party through Britain’s vote to leave the European Union tweeted:
The Manchester terrorist attack was directed at children. It’s going to be a very big shock for the UK. pic.twitter.com/ZwwbhwZszh
— Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage) May 23, 2017