Ari­ana Grande calls for ‘love unity, peace and gun con­trol’

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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!”

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