Christchurch Terror Attack: Kiwi actress Lucy Lawless sings emotional tribute for Christchurch attack victims

Publish Date
Monday, 18 March 2019, 12:15PM

Kiwi actress Lucy Lawless has shared a video of her to sing a heartfelt tribute to the victims of the Christchurch terror attack and New Zealand as a whole.

Taking to Twitter looking red-faced and teary-eyed the Xena: Warrior Princess star performed an emotional song from the TV series.

The lyrics of the song include: "Our hearts are hurting beyond words / the pain is tearing up my soul / these days have seen my spirit die / a life propelled out of control".

She captioned the video: "Because I know you will understand. #Xenites #Xena". The song - which was written by Joseph LoDuca and nominated for an Emmy - featured in an episode of Xena called The Bitter Suite.

In a previous post, Lucy wrote: "Hearts are hurting. #mosqueshooting has all of NZ on edge. Don't let the haters win. Reach out to Muslim Kiwis. Extend a hand. Tell them you feel deeply pained by what happened and that you will be no part of this hatred. They came traumatised, looking for safety. Give them love. Please!"

She also showed her support for changes to be made to New Zealand's gun laws, encouraging fans to sign a petition to let PM Jacinda Ardern know "she has our full support".

Other Kiwi celebrities also shared their heartbrokenness on social media, including Taika Waititi, Anika Moa, Sam Neill and many more.