Sunday 20 August 2017

Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift among celebs taking to social media to mourn Manchester Arena blast victims

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By Kerri-Ann Roper

One Direction’s Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift were among the celebs offering their support after the attack on the Manchester Arena.

Many stars chose to pay their respects on social media.

Comedian Matt Lucas said his thoughts were with everyone affected by the “terrible attack”.

KT Tunstall said she had just finished performing in London when she heard the “gut-wrenching” news, and added: “So very sorry for the families who have lost loved ones.”

John Legend, who collaborated with Grande on the Beauty And The Beast soundtrack, described the suspected attack as “heartbreaking” when he tweeted his support to fans.

Celine Dion offfered her solidarity with Manchester, tweeting “I am with you”, while Justin Timberlake urged people to “love one another”.

Selena Gomez and Pink both offered their “thoughts and prayers”.

Justin Bieber tweeted the hashtag “#PrayforManchester” while Styles’ band mate Niall Horan said the incident was “absolutely horrendous”.

James Corden, presenting The Late Late Show, said: “It shocks me every time we hear this sort of news that attacks like this can happen, but especially when there will be so many children at this concert tonight.

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