Pop star Rihanna was present in Nice, France when a man killed more than 80 people by plowing his truck into a crowd gathered to celebrate Bastille Day.
According to TMZ, due to yesterday’s (July 14) attack in Nice, Rihanna’s performance in the city, which would have taken place today (July 15) at Allianz Stadium, has been canceled.
Rihanna provided an update to fans via Instagram, and also sent her condolences to the victims of the deadly attack and their families. The singer uploaded an image of a heart featuring the colors of the French flag, and added the following caption:
“Due to the tragic events in #Nice, my concert scheduled for tomorrow July 15 at Allianz Stadium will not be going ahead as planned. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families”
The Nice Jazz Festival, which was scheduled to kick off on July 16, has also been canceled. Noted funk singer George Clinton was among the acts scheduled to perform at the five-day long festival.
In a social media post uploaded shortly after the attack, Clinton expressed his “love” for France.
Rihanna and George Clinton’s social media posts can be found below.
— George Clinton (@george_clinton) July 15, 2016