Ahead of the three-year anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing, Ariana Grande shared some heartfelt words for those who were impacted by the devastating attack.
"I want to take a moment to acknowledge and send my love to everyone that is feeling the sadness and tremendous heaviness of the anniversary coming up this week. Not a day goes by that this doesn't affect you and all of us still. I will be thinking of you all week and weekend," she wrote on her Instagram Stories on Wednesday (May 20), adding, "My heart, thoughts, prayers are with you always." Additionally, she included emojis of a black heart and bee. The latter has since been used to commemorate the city of Manchester, England.
As you know, 22 people were killed (with more than 800 injured) when a suicide terrorist detonated a homemade bomb as concert-goers were walking out of Grande's "Dangerous Woman Tour." Last year, the pop titan made her grand return to the city to headline the annual Pride festival. She had last performed in the city when she co-organized a benefit concert called "One Love Manchester" featuring the likes of Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and even the late Mac Miller. The all-star event honored the victims and survivors of the attack.
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