On May 22nd, a bomb detonated as Ariana Grande ended her concert in Manchester.

According to NY Times, the bomb exploded in the foyer of the Manchester Arena as people exited.

ManchesterOver twenty people were killed and over fifty were injured. A notable number of youth died in the suicide bomb attack. Further, also according to NY Times, ISIS is said to have taken responsibility. Therefore, Britain has declared the Terror Alert at Maximum level.

Ariana Grande decided to suspend her Dangerous Woman tour and is already back in the U.S. However, Nicki Minaj says she will still perform in Manchester.

TMZ spoke to Minaj regarding the tragedy and Nicki Minaj doesn’t anticipate changing her upcoming tour plans at all. Minaj responded:

“No, because we don’t operate in fear; NOPE”- Nicki Minaj via XXL

Also, as stated in CNN, Ariana Grande’s manager, Scooter Braun, posted to Twitter early this morning honoring the lives lost and sharing the same sentiment.

 

Anora Blazin