According to reports, Ariana Grande has offered to pay for the funeral costs for the victims of the terror attack in Manchester on May 22, 2017.
Grande will help the families of the 22 people who lost their lives due to a bombing of Manchester Arena following her concert. One hundred and nineteen people were injured during the attack.
A representative for Grande has not confirmed the claims that the star will pay for the funerals.
However, the rep tells MailOnline that “Due to the tragic events in Manchester the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost. We ask at this time that we all continue to support the city of Manchester and all those families affected by this cowardice and senseless act of violence. Our way of life has once again been threatened, but we will overcome this together,” the rep said.
The singer was set to perform in England, Belgium, Poland, Germany and Switzerland over the coming weeks.
The attack was by suicide bomber Salman Abedi who is British-born. He detonated a device filled with nails and bolts in the venue. Grande addressed the tragic incident on Twitter by telling her followers that she was “broken by the news.”
Nine of the victims were named, including an eight-year-old named Saffie Roussos and 18-year-old Georgina Callander.
Ariana had previously met Callander at a fan meet-and-greet.
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Stars like Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, and Harry Styles expressed their condolences to the fans soon after the incident took place.
Due to the tragic incident, Grande has decided to have a benefit concert in Manchester.
She will spend time with fans at the benefit concert in honor of and to raise money for the victims and their families.
The One Love Manchester benefit concert will take place at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Extra security has been added for the concert, with additional security checks for thousands of people are set to attend.