Ariana Grande Suspends Tour In Wake Of Tragedy In Manchester
UPDATE (5/25): The Dangerous Woman Tour Instagram has posted a statement, confirming TMZ’s report. “Due to the tragic events the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our respects to those lost,” it reads, adding, “Our way of life has once again been threatened but we will overcome this together.” Read our original post, then the official statement below.
Ariana Grande has indefinitely suspended the Dangerous Woman World Tour after 19 people were killed and at least 50 more were injured in a suspected suicide bombing at her show in Manchester, England. According to TMZ, she is too distressed to continue with the live extravaganza. The pop star, who was unharmed in the attack, expressed her heartbreak over the situation via Twitter. “Broken,” she wrote. “From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. I don’t have words.”
The 23-year-old’s manager, Scooter Braun, also released a statement via Twitter. “Tonight, our hearts are broken,” it reads. “Words cannot express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack. We mourn the lives of children and loved ones taken by this cowardly act. We are thankful for the selfless service tonight of Manchester’s first responders who rushed towards danger to help save lives. We ask all of you to hold the victims, their families, and all those affected in your hearts and prayers.”
See Ariana and Scooter’s tweets below.
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
— Scooter Braun (@scooterbraun) May 23, 2017