Make Ariana Grande POTUS. Elect Ariana Grande as Prime Minister. Make Ariana Grande Queen
‘Ariana Grande is showing more dignity and grace in the face of terrorism than the man supposedly leading the free world’
It would have been easy for Ariana Grande to hole up and recover in silence after the terrorist attack at her Manchester concert. It would have been understandable.
On the basis of this concert, put together by a heartbroken 23-year-old, the future is in quite good hands.
— Nick Lake (@nicklakeauthor) June 4, 2017
She’s not, after all, an elected leader. Most people would have scoffed to hear her called “a role model”. She’s a 23-year-old pop star – which made what she did at last night’s One Love concert all the more impressive. For even the most cynical people (and by people I mean me) it was an emotional watch. She brought people together in celebration when they were supposed to be cowering at fear, alone, at home. She even brought Liam Gallagher back to his best.
At 23 years old, Ariana Grande has brought a city, a country and the world together. An inspiration to all of us, not just to young women.
— natasha (@elegancegomez) June 4, 2017
23-year-old Ariana Grande is showing more dignity & grace in the face of terrorism than the 70-year-old man supposedly leading the free word
— Caroline Siede (@CarolineSiede) June 4, 2017
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 4, 2017
The concert, which was conceived and led by Ariana herself, was watched by 15 million people and was expected to raise around £2 million, but it exceeded that within the first three hours – it’s now raised over 10.
— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) June 4, 2017
now clear that @ArianaGrande is better at coping with the aftermath of terrorism than the US president
— Anne Applebaum (@anneapplebaum) June 4, 2017
Ariana Grande ❤️#OneLoveManchester pic.twitter.com/4Q2xKySsEo
— b.b (@Benoo_Brown) June 4, 2017
Whatever the terrorists were aiming for in Manchester I'm pretty sure a policeman dancing with three little girls to Justin Bieber wasn't it
— Nick Hassey (@nickhassey) June 4, 2017
It could have been a grief-stricken, heartbroken evening, but after speaking to a mother of one of the fans who died at her concert last week Ariana decided to make it an upbeat, life-affirming concert. Although there were plenty of tearful moments – she finally broke down in her finale performance of Somewhere Over The Rainbow – the decision to make the One Love concert a joyful event was the right one; it flies in the face of everything terrorists were trying to do when they attacked her fanbase. Many of them are children, many of them exemplify the often derided teen girl, “Dangerous Woman” culture they tried and failed to destroy.
And people loved her for it.
Person: Hey how's your da…
Me: ARIANA GRANDE IS AN ANGEL SENT FROM ABOVE AND DESERVES NOTHING BUT ENDLESS LOVE. pic.twitter.com/cS3WTBrO00
— hector (@ilysmarigrande) June 5, 2017
Today in History: Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus & Justin Bieber did more to inspire & unite the world than the US President #OneLoveManchester
— Richard Hine (@richardhine) June 5, 2017
@ArianaGrande gives me strength & courage.
— gabi demartino (@gabcake) June 4, 2017
— Jeremy Corbyn (@jeremycorbyn) June 4, 2017
As many pointed out, at just 23 Ariana displayed more courage, dignity and grace than many of our world leaders in the face of terrorism. At this point, we should probably just impeach the President, suspend the General Election and overthrow the monarchy and install Ariana Grande in all three positions. She’d nail it.
I don't want to see anyone being a dick about teen girl culture ever again
— Elena Cresci (@elenacresci) June 4, 2017
The fact that #Oasis didn't reform is a testament to how we will not let terrorism change us ?
— Mary Eilish ? (@MaryEilishCarr) June 4, 2017
— Bruce Daisley (@brucedaisley) June 4, 2017
Thank you Ariana Grande.