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    Ariana Grande's Mum Spent The Benefit Concert Meeting Fans In The Crowd

    This is so wholesome.

    Ariana Grande hosted an incredible benefit concert last night in Manchester to raise money for victims of the terror attack at her concert on 22 May.

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    It was a huge event, with stars like Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Little Mix, and Coldplay all showing up to perform.

    The audience was made up of 50,000 fans – some of whom had been at Ariana's concert the night of the attack – and, of course, Ariana's mum, Joan.

    Earlier in the week, Joan shared this heartfelt message on Twitter, offering her condolences to the victims and families of those affected and encouraging everyone to stand together in the face of evil.

    Which is why it was so heartwarming when photos began to emerge of Joan wandering through the crowd, meeting and taking pictures with fans at the benefit concert.

    Ariana Grande's mum is strolling through the crowd telling fans: "do not be afraid" #onelovemanchester

    People loved the gesture so much that one tweet racked up more than 10,000 retweets.

    According to various people on Twitter, she was strolling through the crowd telling people "do not be afraid".

    Ariana's mom has been walking through the crowd all night meeting fans and telling them "not to be afraid!"…

    And this fan's dad said his daughter was "refusing to wash her hand" after meeting Ariana's mum. ❤️

    Abigail is refusing to wash her hand after she met Ariana Grande's mum tonight..bless her x

    Ariana's brother Frankie also shared an emotional message alongside a picture of the concert on his Instagram.

    "I don't think I've ever been as proud of my little sister as I am right now," he said, before thanking the artists who performed and the security services who helped out at the concert.

    The concert came after Ariana spent the weekend at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, visiting young fans who were injured in the attack.