'I stand with you': Ariana Grande's mother speaks out after 'diabolical' Manchester concert bombing

  • Joan Grande has spoken out about the 'diabolical' Manchester concert bombing
  • The pop singer's mother says she 'stands with' all families of the victims
  • 'My heart goes out to all the victims' she said in the lengthy tweet on Monday
  • Joan was at Ariana's concert at the Manchester Arena on May 22 when a bomb detonated, killing 22 and injuring more than 100 others
  • 'I stand with you all in the face of evil & we stand together to never let it rule our lives!' she added
  • Ariana Grande has since said she'll play a tribute concert to Manchester victims
  • Sources now say it will take place on Sunday 4 June, with other celebrities

Ariana Grande's mother has spoken out about the 'diabolical' Manchester concert bombing.

Joan Grande tweeted on Monday that she 'stands with' all the families of the victims who died in the May 22 terror attack in Manchester, England.

'This past week I have spent in reflective thought, prayer & deep sorrow,' she tweeted. I I join my daughter in extending my help & services to all those affected by the diabolical act of terror which occurred in Manchester!'

Ariana Grande's mother Joan has spoken out about the 'diabolical' Manchester concert bombing

Ariana Grande's mother Joan has spoken out about the 'diabolical' Manchester concert bombing

Joan Grande, pictured with her daughter, tweeted on Monday that she 'stands with' all the families of the victims who died in the May 22 terror attacks in Manchester, England

Joan Grande, pictured with her daughter, tweeted on Monday that she 'stands with' all the families of the victims who died in the May 22 terror attacks in Manchester, England

'My heart goes out to all the victims,' added Joan, who was at her daughter's concert at the Manchester Arena when a bomb detonated, killing 22 and injuring more than 100 others.

'Those who lost their lives, those injured, those recovering & all survivors of that night, along with the families & friends whose grief knows no bounds,' she added. 'I stand with you all in the face of evil & we stand together to never let it rule our lives!'

'Thank you to all those who helped in any way that night in Manchester. I continually thank those who are & were in service protecting our freedoms every day all over the world! #MemorialDay'

The Grande family have all expressed their grief after the tragic events last week.

The US pop star had said 'we won't let hate win' as she called for people to come together following the bombing. 

'My heart, prayers and deepest condolences are with the victims of the Manchester attack and their loved ones,' she said in a lengthy statement on Twitter.

Coming together: Touching scenes in Manchester on Friday showed mourners from every religion and background coming together after the incident

Coming together: Touching scenes in Manchester on Friday showed mourners from every religion and background coming together after the incident

Memorial candles are seen during a vigil on St Ann's Square in Manchester, northwest England on May 29, 2017, exactly one week after the bomb attack 

Memorial candles are seen during a vigil on St Ann's Square in Manchester, northwest England on May 29, 2017, exactly one week after the bomb attack 

'There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better.

'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.'

She added: '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.

'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.

Calm before the storm: Ariana Grande, 23, was photographed at her concert at the Manchester Arena Monday in Manchester, England

Calm before the storm: Ariana Grande, 23, was photographed at her concert at the Manchester Arena Monday in Manchester, England

Tragic incident: The explosion occurred at about 10:35 p.m. local time,  after Grande walked off the stage on Monday, May 22

Tragic incident: The explosion occurred at about 10:35 p.m. local time, after Grande walked off the stage on Monday, May 22

Brave: Ariana shared a lengthy statement online on Friday, promising to return to the city and help raise funds 

Brave: Ariana shared a lengthy statement online on Friday, promising to return to the city and help raise funds 

'You are the opposite.

Last Monday's suicide bombing took place just after Grande had finished performing, claiming the lives of 22 of her fans and injuring a further 119 young people.

She had just walked off stage when the bomb went off, and her mom helped usher young fans to safety.

The distraught star later cancelled several concerts scheduled in London and Europe through June 5, out of respect for the victims of the atrocity.

Ariana's older brother Frankie also sent his sister's fans a message of support saying: 'My prayers, thoughts, meditations & strength has been focused on those families and victims affected by the horrific tragedy in Manchester,' he wrote on social media.  

Support: Frankie Grande supported his sister Ariana in a series of tweets on Sunday after the terror attack at her Manchester concert on May 22 that left 22 people dead and scores injured

Support: Frankie Grande supported his sister Ariana in a series of tweets on Sunday after the terror attack at her Manchester concert on May 22 that left 22 people dead and scores injured

Thoughts and prayers: Frankie, 34, shared his thoughts on Twitter after Ariana posted a statement to social media on Friday

Thoughts and prayers: Frankie, 34, shared his thoughts on Twitter after Ariana posted a statement to social media on Friday

'I echo my sisters sentiment & say we can't allow hate to propagate hate & fear to propagate fear but rather come together & spread a message of love, unity, & empowerment,' he continued.

Linking to a crowdfunding page for the victims, he concluded with: 'Shine bright, & when evil comes 2drown out your light, throw shade over your beautiful soul, shine brighter!'

'I love you all so very much and thank you for your strength during this incredibly difficult time.'

On Sunday, a series of black security cars were seen parked outside the Grande family home, along with two police cars, which were patrolling the street.

And while the home may be in a gated community, sources told TMZ police are taking extra precautions following the terrorist attack at Ariana's Manchester concert.

A suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured more than 100 others as they left Ariana's Dangerous Woman World Tour gig at the Manchester Arena.

The explosion is Britain's deadliest attack since 52 people died in the July 7, 2005 terror attack on the London Underground. 

Joan (pictured with Ariana in New York in 2015) was at Ariana's concert at the Manchester Arena on May 22 when a bomb detonated, killing 22 and injuring more than 100 others

Joan (pictured left and right with Ariana in New York in 2015) was at Ariana's concert at the Manchester Arena on May 22 when a bomb detonated, killing 22 and injuring more than 100 others

Brother love: Her older brother cancelled the London gig on his Livin' La Vida Grande Live Tour to be by his sister's side

Brother love: Her older brother cancelled the London gig on his Livin' La Vida Grande Live Tour to be by his sister's side

Not taking any risks... Two police cars were seen patrolling the street outside of the Grande family home in Boca Raton

Not taking any risks... Two police cars were seen patrolling the street outside of the Grande family home in Boca Raton

In the aftermath, Ariana postponed her tour and returned home to Florida. 

A fan account for the singer has claimed she has reached out to the families and offered to pay for the funerals of their lost ones.

She has also announced plans for a benefit concert, rumored to take place next Sunday, which the singer is encouraging her famous friends to take part of. 

The One Last Time singer has received messages of support from friends like Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry.

James Corden also released a video tribute to the city of Manchester, which he said was full of 'strong, proud, caring people with community at its core'. 

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