Paul McCartney Writes Tribute to Victims of Manchester Attack

2017-05-26

Story by Cat Badra

Paul McCartney says he’s praying that something like Manchester never happens again’

Paul McCartney is offering his condolences to the victims of the horrific terrorist attack that took place Monday (May 22) in Manchester, U.K., outside of an Ariana Grande concert.

In a new note, McCartney states he was shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic events.

McCartney posted a message to his social media sites, stating, “Like everyone else my family and I were shocked to hear about the terrible news from Manchester.” He added, “All that’s left to do is send heartfelt sympathy to the families of the victims and Ariana Grande. Praying that something like this never happens again. Love to everyone.”

At the current time, Manchester police are reporting that 22 people were killed and 59 were injured in what is believed to be a suicide bombing.

The news of James Bond actor Roger Moore passing away has also impacted McCartney.Moore, who passed away Tuesday (May 23) at age 89, starred in seven Bond movies. One of those flicks was “Live and Let Die,” for which McCartney penned the theme songs with his late wife, Linda.

“Roger was a great man and of course a great James Bond who I was lucky to work with during the time of Live and Let Die,” McCartney wrote in a tribute.

McCartney added, “He had a heart of gold, a great sense of humour and will be missed by the many people who loved him.”

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