'Broken' Ariana Grande suspends tour; returns to US after deadly Manchester Arena attack

Grande, 23, was met at the airport on Tuesday by her boyfriend, Mac Miller.

ByABC News
May 24, 2017, 1:58 PM

— -- In the wake of a suicide bombing that brought her concert at Manchester Arena to a deadly end, Ariana Grande has suspended her Dangerous Woman tour, her management confirmed to ABC News.

A statement from her team said that all of the singer's shows through June 5 have been canceled.

In the meantime, the singer and her associates will "further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost."

"We ask at this time that we all continue to support the city of Manchester and all those families affected by this cowardice and senseless act of violence," the statement reads. "Our way of life has once again been threatened but we will overcome this together. Thank you."

On Tuesday, a somber-looking Grande was photographed arriving in Florida.

Grande, 23, who grew up in South Florida, was photographed clutching what appeared to be a blanket and was greeted at the airport by her boyfriend, Mac Miller.

The singer has not yet spoken publicly about the Monday night blast that killed at least 22 people and left dozens injured. The blast, which occurred in the venue's foyer, came at the end of Grande’s concert, just after pink balloons had fallen from the ceiling of the arena in Manchester, England.

Grande and her crew escaped the blast with no physical injuries. Her mother, Joan Grande, was credited with helping usher a number of fans backstage after the attack.

Grande's only public comment on the attack has been a tweet she posted in the immediate aftermath.

Grande performed at Manchester Arena as part of her "Dangerous Woman" tour, which she kicked off in February. She started the European leg of the tour earlier this month, with stops in Sweden, Amsterdam, Dublin and Birmingham before heading to Manchester.

Grande's audience at Manchester Arena was mostly young people, many of them teens and pre-teens wearing the singer's signature bunny ears. The youngest known victim killed in Monday's attack was 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos.

She was separated from her mother and sister, who were among the wounded, according to police.

ABC News' Monica Escobedo, Morgan Winsor, Luchina Fisher, Michael Rothman and Molly Hunter contributed to this report.

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