Ariana Grande calls for ‘love unity, peace and gun control’
Ariana Grande has called for “love, unity, peace and gun control” and said that her “heart is breaking” in reaction to the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
The US singer, whose concert in Manchester was the target of a terror attack in May, was one of many stars speaking out in the wake of the shooting, which has killed at least 58 people and injured more than 500.
Grande, 24, wrote on Twitter: “My heart is breaking for Las Vegas.
“We need love, unity, peace, gun control and for people to look at this and call this what it is – terrorism.”
Grande was performing at the Manchester Arena on May 22 when a bomb was detonated by suicide bomber Salman Abedi, killing 22.
Country music star Jason Aldean, who was on stage during the last night of the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival music event where the Las Vegas shooting took place.
The US singer ran from the stage as the gunshots rang out, and he described the ordeal as “beyond horrific” while sharing a picture of the city’s strip on Instagram with the words Pray For Las Vegas written over the top.
He captioned it: “Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still don’t know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that me and my crew are safe.
“My Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved tonight.”
Comedian Russell Brand cancelled an appearance on US breakfast television in the wake of the atrocity
Britney Spears said: “Completely heartbroken over the news this morning.”
Kim Kardashian wrote on Twitter: “I’m praying for everyone in Las Vegas!”