Ariana Grande Promises Benefit Show: ‘I’ll Be Returning to the Incredibly Brave City of Manchester’
Ariana Grande is looking to help her fans in the wake of the traumatic terrorist attack at her Manchester concert this week. The singer offered her condolences and her thoughts on the aftermath of the horrible bombing in an Instagram post.
"My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester Attack and their loved ones," she wrote. "There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better. However, I extend my hand and heart and everything I possibly can give to you and yours, should you want and need my help in anyway."
Ariana also assured her fans that she would be performing a benefit show in Manchester.
"I'll be returning to the incredibly brave city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and to have a benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families," she said, announcing that she continues to provide "a safe space for my fans."
On May 22, a suicide attack after Grande's concert at Manchester Arena left 22 people dead. Among the victims were ten people under 20, with the youngest being an eight-year-old girl. Another 116 people were reportedly injured. Authorities later identified the suicide bomber as 22-year-old Salman Abedi.