Ariana Grande visibly upset in first TV interview since Manchester

Anita Lyons
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Ariana Grande has appeared in her first TV interview since the deadly attack at her concert on May 22, 2017.

The 24-year-old singer joined The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon to talk about her new single, ‘No Tears To Cry’, when the host praised her for her bravery.

Ariana Grande appeared on Jimmy Fallon in her first TV interview since the Manchester Attack on May 22, 2017. Source: Getty

“I haven’t seen you in over a year probably and I haven’t seen you since the tragic events that happened in Manchester,” Jimmy said.

“I know it’s just tough for everybody, tough for fans and tough for you, and I know you haven’t done any interviews, and I understand that,” he went on.

“I just wanted to say, thank you so much for coming on the show and for being strong and for entertaining and for showing up and going back to Manchester and doing a benefit.

Ariana was holding back tears as Jimmy called her brave during the interview. Source: The Jimmy Fallon Show
Ariana and Miley Cyrus performed on stage during the ‘One Love Manchester’ Benefit Concert in June 2017. Source: Getty

“I thought that was awesome of you. I just think you’re so strong and so cool,” he finished.

Ariana’s responded by holding back tears and saying, “Thanks, thank you”.

Jimmy also ready aloud a post in which Ariana shared last year.


After terrorist attack which killed 22 people last year, Ariana’s manager Scooter Braun revealed that she “cried for days” and wasn’t sure if she should continue her ‘Dangerous Woman’ tour.

“When she found out that fans of hers had died she was so sad,” Scooter told Cal Fussman in his podcast, Speaking to the Big Questions with Cal Fussman.

“She cried for days, she felt everything,” he said. “Every face they announced, every name, she wore on her sleeve, every bit of emotion because that’s who she is.”

Ariana performs her new single ‘No Tears Left to Cry’ off her new studio album, ‘Sweetner’ which will be released mid this year. Source: Getty

Ariana also revealed news about her new album ‘Sweetener’, which will be released mid this year.

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