Mariah Carey Pays Tribute to Manchester Bombings Victim Martyn On Instagram

The singer was 'devastated' to hear that 29-year-old Martyn Hett was among those killed

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Martyn Hett, who was confirmed as one of the Ariana Grande fans killed at the Manchester Arena, was a huge Mariah Carey fan.

The 29-year-old PR manager was a widely adored social media user and often wrote about how much he worshipped the popstar.

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Hett once met Carey, with his Twitter bio reading: "My life peaked when I met Mariah Carey". His Instagram account was also littered with references to the singer.

Carey noticed he died in the terror attack on Monday night and posted a photo of Hett on Instagram sporting a (one of apparently many) T-shirt emblazoned with her face. The pop star wrote: "Devastated to learn that one of the victims in Manchester was part of the #Lambily. RIP Martyn Hett.

'Lambily' refers to the dedicated group of Mariah Carey fans.

His brother, Dan Hett, seemed to be pleased with the tribute writing: "I was a little dubious about Martyn's recent bold social media move, but it worked."

Hett's death was confirmed by his 'soulmate', Russell Hayward, yesterday on social media. Prior to the attack, he was due to set off for a dream two-month trip to America.

In a statement issued by Greater Manchester Police, his family said he "just happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time".

The statement added: "Words cannot describe the generosity and kindness our families have received over the last few days. "We are overwhelmed with the amount of lives he has touched and the kind words that are being said about him.

"Martyn was the icon of all our lives. His infectious laugh and his niche sense of humour will stay with us forever.

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