‘Appalling’: Celebs, Leaders React to Manchester Attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement her thoughts were with the victims and the families of those affected

After a deadly explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England Monday night, fellow musicians, celebrities and world leaders took to social media to share their solidarity and support for the victims. 

The blast, described as a terrorist attack by a suicide bomber, followed the end of Grande's concert. The singer tweeted that she was "broken" from the tragedy. 

British Prime Minister Theresa May called the bombing as "a callous terrorist attack," and Queen Elizabeth expressed "admiration for the way the people of Manchester have responded."

Activists claiming an imbalance in economic and social equality prayed, rallied and marched in Memphis on Tuesday, the 49th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Hundreds of supporters of the Black Lives Matter and Fight for $15 movements demanded higher wages and equal rights as they walked more than a mile (1.6 kilometers), from Memphis City Hall to the National Civil Rights Museum.

President Donald Trump, during a visit to Bethlehem, condemned the "evil losers" behind the attack. He said it preyed on "innocent children" and that the "wicked ideology must be obliterated."

Trump said, "civilized nations must join together to protect human life." He also called May to offer his condolences, according to press secretary Sean Spicer.

Ariana Grande concert-goers express their shock after an explosion at Manchester Arena killed 22 people. They describe the panic after the blast.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the deadliest terrorist attack in Britain since the 2005 London subway bombings.

Pop star Kesha was among the musicians who shared her support, writing, "praying for my old friend Ari- for her, her touring crew, her fans and their families i'm so sorry. My heart is with all of you."

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