Ariana Grande's mum tells One Love crowd not to be afraid

Ariana Grande's mother walked through the crowds watching last night's One Love Manchester concert at Old Trafford Cricket Ground to comfort fans and reassure them there was nothing to be afraid .

Joan Grande was attending the star-studded benefit concert organised by her daughter to raise funds for the victims last month's terror attack at Manchester Arena, which killed 22 people and injured 59.

Showing moral support to Ariana and her fans, Joan was pictured greeting and hugging those at the gig, while telling them to be strong and not to be afraid.

After the arena bombing, Joan had fered her "help and services" to anyone affected by the "diabolical act terror".

"I stand with you all in the face evil and we stand together to never let it rule our lives," she wrote.

"Thank you to all those who helped in any way that night in Manchester."

And following the terrorist attacks in London on Saturday (June 3), Joan also shared her condolences to those affected, tweeting: "London, my thoughts and prayers and love to all affected by this horrendous act terror."

Last night's emotional concert saw Ariana being joined by special guests including Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Justin Bieber, Coldplay and Liam Gallagher.

The popstar had said she would be returning to the UK following the terror attack after cancelling her Dangerous Woman shows in London and Europe.

In an emotional message on Twitter, the 23-year-old singer had announced: "I'll be returning to the incredibly brave city Manchester to spend time with my fans and to raise money for the victims and their families.

"From the day we started putting the Dangerous Woman tour together, I said that this show, more than anything else, was intended to be a safe space for my fans.

"A place for them to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be themselves. To meet their friends they've made online. To express themselves.

"This will not change that."

Proceeds from last night's concert go to British Red Cross's Manchester Emergency Fund, and it's estimated to have already made £2 million for the families the victims the attack during the gig.

To donate £5 to the We Love Manchester fund, text LOVE to 70507. Texts cost £5 plus your standard network rate, with 100% your donation going to the We Love Manchester fund.

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