Ariana Grande Reveals She's Returning to Manchester After Fatal Attack in Emotional Letter to Fans

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Ariana Grande tweeted out a letter on Friday, days after a bomb went off following her concert in Manchester, England, killing 22 people.
This is the first fans have heard from the 23-year-old pop star since she posted a tweet, saying that she was "broken" due to Monday night's horrific attack.
"My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester attack and their loved ones. There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better," she began her note. "However, I extend my hand and heart and everything I possibly can give to you and yours, should you want or need my help in any way. The only thing we can do now is choose how we let this affect us and how we live our lives from here on out."
Grande went on to praise her supporters and the people of Manchester. "I have been thinking of my fans, and of you all, non stop over the past week. The way you have handled all of this has been more inspiring and made me more proud than you'll ever know," she said. "The compassion, kindness, love, strength and oneness that you've shown one another this past week is the exact opposite of the heinous intentions it must take to pull off something as evil as what happened Monday. YOU are the opposite."
The singer then revealed her plans to go back to 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 announced. "I want to thank my fellow musicians and friends for reaching out to be a part of our expression of love for Manchester."
While Grande recently suspended her Dangerous Woman tour through the first week of June, she talked about performing again. "When you look into the audience at my shows, you see a beautiful, diverse, pure, happy crowd. Thousands of people, incredibly different, all there for the same reason, music," she noted. "Music is something that everyone on Earth can share. Music is meant to heal us, to bring us together, to make us happy. So that is what it will continue to do for us."
Grande concluded her note by again offering up her condolences. "We will continue in honor of the ones we lost, their loved ones, my fans and all affected by this tragedy," she said. "They will be on my mind and in my heart everyday and I will think of them with everything I do for the rest of my life."
After the message was posted to Twitter, Grande's manager, Scooter Braun, responded with his own tweet. "We cannot be scared by evil. So proud of @ArianaGrande and all the others committed to honoring those lost," he wrote. "We are with you Manchester."
Following the fatal attack, Grande flew back home to Boca Raton, Florida, where she was reunited with her family and was immediately greeted by boyfriend Mac Miller, who hugged and kissed her as she started to tear up while stepping off the plane.
Just hours before Grande posted her letter, Miller announced that he too would be canceling his weekend performances.