Ariana Grande’s Manager Scooter Braun Tweets Statement Following Concert Attack
Ariana Grande's manager Scooter Braun, who also manages artists like Justin Bieber, shared a message of hope and strength on Twitter Wednesday night (May 24), just days after the horrific terror attack on the Manchester Arena on Monday (May 22).
"Tonight I got home and took my parents out to dinner. Korean bbq. We drank and ate and laughed with the tables next to us. I experienced joy for the first time in days. And I remembered...we r free. We are all different but we r free to enjoy each other's company," he wrote, going on to reject the notion of allowing fear to rule his life.
"I will honor those that r lost by living each day full. Full of fun, full of laughter, full of joy. I welcome the differences of my neighbor. The wish of terrorism is to take away that feeling of freedom and joy. No. That is my answer. No. We can’t allow it. Fear cannot rule the day," Braun explained.
Continuing on, the famed music manager spoke about the wide-reaching horrors of terrorism, and the importance of standing up for one another.
"More people die each year from car crashes than terrorism. Yet I will get in my car. I will choose to live then to be afraid," he wrote on Twitter. "So... Manchester I stand with you. Jakarta I stand with u.. children of Syria I stand with you. We will honor you by not giving in to the darkness. With extraordinary evil we must fight with extraordinary greatness. Fight on."
On Tuesday, Grande returned home to Florida, where she embraced her boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, after disembarking her plane with her mom, Joan.
Grande's Dangerous Woman Tour has been suspended following the terror attack which claimed 22 lives and injured countless others.
See Braun's tweets, below:
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