Refusing Defeat: Emotional Katy Perry Honors Manchester Attack Victims at London Concert

During her London performance on Thursday, Katy Perry took a moment to honor the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack. She mentioned the tragic events of Monday night, where a suicide bomber caused devastation at an Ariana Grande concert, resulting in 22 deaths and 119 injuries. The 32-year-old singer spoke to the intimate crowd at The Water Rats pub, joining other celebrities in expressing sympathy for the victims and encouraging her fans to stand strong against terrorism.

Following the tragic incident at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, where 22 people lost their lives and over 100 were injured, there has been an outpouring of support and solidarity from celebrities. Katy Perry, joining others like Harry Styles, took a moment during her performance to honor the victims of the attack. In a heartfelt speech, she acknowledged the pain and sadness that everyone has been feeling. She emphasized the importance of coming together in difficult times and not allowing the perpetrators of such heinous acts to succeed. She urged her audience to do whatever they can to help, but also highlighted that simply standing strong and united against such senseless violence is a powerful response.

Belting it out: Katy Perry paid tribute to the victims of the Manchester terroist attack as she played a London gig on Thursday

Singing with all her heart: Katy Perry honored the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack during her performance at a London concert on Thursday.

In depth: The star referenced the atrocities of Monday evening, in which suicide bomber Salman Abedi, 22, killed 22 and injured 119 during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena

During her appearance at London’s The Water Rats pub, Katy Perry discussed the tragic events of Monday night when suicide bomber Salman Abedi attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, resulting in 22 deaths and 119 injuries. The singer, looking effortlessly stylish, was there to promote Roman Kemp’s new breakfast show on Capital Breakfast. This wasn’t Katy’s first time at the intimate pub in the capital – she had previously performed there in 2008. Katy also surprised Roman by calling in to the brand new Capital Breakfast Show to announce her upcoming performance at The Water Rats. Ten years after her UK debut at the same venue, Katy has come full circle and is excited to celebrate the show’s success with a special intimate performance in the historic London pub.

Deep in thought: The 32-year-old hitmaker addressed the small crowd at The Water Rats pub in the capital as she joined a string of stars in sending her condolences to victims while urging her fans 'not to let the terrorists win'

Lost in contemplation: Speaking among a small group at The Water Rats pub in the city, the 32-year-old singer shared her sympathies for the victims and encouraged her audience, along with other celebrities present, to stand strong against terrorism.

Adoring crowds: The star was throwing herself wholeheartedly into a performance 

The celebrity was fully embracing her performance, delighting the enthusiastic audience with her talent.

Getting deep: She gave a touching chat to the audience 

Going in-depth: she delivered a heartfelt and moving speech to the crowd.

Heading in: Katy was appearing at London's The Water Rats pub to launch Roman Kemp's new breakfast show on Capital Breakfas

Katy made an appearance at The Water Rats pub in London to celebrate the launch of Roman Kemp’s fresh morning show on Capital Breakfast.

Utility glam: The 32-year-old I Kissed A Girl singer looked stylish while attending a small pub in the capital, where she previously delighted fans by performing another intimate gig in 2008

Utility glam: The 32-year-old I Kissed A Girl singer looked stylish while attending a small pub in the capital, where she previously delighted fans by performing another intimate gig in 2008

Casual chic: The 32-year-old pop star, known for hits like I Kissed A Girl, flaunted her fashionable look at a cozy pub in the city. She had previously wowed fans with a private performance at the same venue back in 2008.

Edgy: Katy headed out in her grey and red one-piece which boasted a T-shirt style top with voluminous matching bottoms

Chill: Katy confidently stepped out in her stylish grey and red one-piece outfit, featuring a T-shirt style top paired with matching voluminous bottoms. Her adoring fans were thrilled to see her as she interacted with them by waving, posing, and even climbing on the railings to chat with them. During the event, she also opened up about her past feud with Taylor Swift, addressing the rumored conflict that first came to light back in 2014 around the time of Taylor’s hit song, Bad Blood. At that time, Taylor hinted that the song was inspired by a professional dispute she had with another musician regarding back dancers for their tours.

Ready to mingle: Fans looked delighted to see the pop star as she waved at them, posed with them and climbed on the railings to speak to them

Ready to mingle: Fans looked delighted to see the pop star as she waved at them, posed with them and climbed on the railings to speak to them

Eager to socialize: Fans were thrilled to see the pop star interacting with them by waving, posing, and even climbing on railings to chat. After the event, Katy tweeted a reference to the movie Mean Girls, warning about fake friends. The feud rumors resurfaced with the release of her song Swish Swish, which many speculate is aimed at her supposed rival. When questioned about the conflict, Katy confirmed, “Yes, it’s true. She started it, and it’s high time for her to end it.”

Attention to detail: She paired her accessories to the details of the look - complete with red heels and a pair of funky crimson sunglasses. With her ever-evolving looks, Katy was still providing edginess with her recently cropped platinum pixie haircut

Attention to detail: She paired her accessories to the details of the look - complete with red heels and a pair of funky crimson sunglasses. With her ever-evolving looks, Katy was still providing edginess with her recently cropped platinum pixie haircut

She paid close attention to the little things, coordinating her accessories to match perfectly with her outfit – from her bold red heels to her stylish crimson sunglasses. Katy’s style is always evolving, and even with her new platinum pixie haircut, she still manages to keep things edgy.

Man of the moment: Katy was interviewed behind the bar before performing at the launch party for the new Capital Breakfast show with Roman Kemp

Star of the show: Katy was caught up for a quick chat at the bar just before taking the stage at the grand opening event for the new Capital Breakfast show hosted by Roman Kemp.

She's back! Katy returned to tiny London pub The Water Rats, where she made her UK debut 10 years ago, to perform for a small crowd of Capital listeners and fans

Guess who’s made a fabulous comeback? Katy made a triumphant return to the cozy London pub The Water Rats, where she first wowed the UK audience a decade ago. She delighted a small group of Capital listeners and devoted fans with her performance. Reflecting on her recent experiences, Katy mentioned the support from her backing dancers during her tour. She happily encouraged them to join her, demonstrating her gratitude for their dedication. In a recent radio interview, the star expressed her readiness to let go of any lingering conflicts. She emphasized the importance of unity among women, believing that it has the power to heal the world. Katy stressed the need for love and togetherness, urging everyone to come together and support one another, especially in the current climate.

Surprise! Katy surprised Roman with a FaceTime from New York to wish him luck on the first day of the new show two weeks ago, before offering to put on a special performance for him

Guess what! Katy caught Roman off guard with a spontaneous FaceTime call all the way from New York. She wished him good luck on the opening day of his new show two weeks ago, and then surprised him even more by offering to do a special performance just for him.

Bad blood? She finally discussed her fight with Taylor Swift this week, addressing the supposed rift which initially surfaced in 2014

The feud between her and Taylor Swift that first came to light in 2014 was finally addressed by her this week.

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