Kristin Chenoweth on the 'renewed hope' she feels after Ariana Grande concert bombing

Kristin Chenoweth wants fans to know that in the wake of the devastating Manchester bombing at last week's Ariana Grande concert, positivity and love will prevail.

"There was a lot of hate that happened at the concert with my deep dear friend [Ariana Grande]," Chenoweth told AOL Entertainment during a recent interview. "And, today, there's nothing but love, and today there is renewed hope."

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Chenoweth starred alongside Grande in last year's "Hairspray Live!" as Velma Von Tussle, and she called the highly-anticipated one-night-only televised event "perfectly timed."

"I think we all came together during a time with a piece that was perfectly timed," she explained of the musical. "[It] still is, in fact -- and I just loved the casting. We're all still so close!"

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23: Kristin Chenoweth #RHOFADE photo at RHOFADE (Oxymetazoline HCL) Cream, 1% event at 201 Mulberry on May 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for RHOFADE)
HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- FYC Event -- Pictured: Kristin Chenoweth -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 21: Actress Kristin Chenoweth attends the press preview of 'You Can't Stop The Beat: The Art And Artistry Of Hairspray Live!' at The Paley Center for Media on April 21, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 20: Kristin Chenoweth attends the premiere Of Starz's 'American Gods' on April 20, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Kristin Chenoweth -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 01: Kristin Chenoweth arrives for Mancini Delivered - A Musical Tribute to Ginny and Henry Mancini at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on April 1, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 01: Actress Kristin Chenoweth performs at Mancini Delivered - A Musical Tribute To Ginny And Henry Mancini at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on April 1, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Kristin Chenoweth is seen at LAX on February 09, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BETHLEHEM, PA - JANUARY 22: Kristin Chenoweth performs at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on January 22, 2017 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Lisa Lake/Getty Images)
HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Pictured: (l-r) Neil Meron, Executive Producer; Kristin Chenoweth (front); Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment; Alex Rudzinski, Co-Executive Producer / Live Television Director; Maddie Baillio -- (Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Pictured: (l-r) Kristin Chenoweth, Dove Cameron -- (Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0575 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Kristin Chenoweth during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on November 21, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Pictured: Kristin Chenoweth as Velma Von Tussle -- (Photo by: Colleen Hayes/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Actresses Kristin Chenoweth (L) and Ariana Grande attend the press junket for NBC's 'Hairspray Live!' at the NBC Universal Lot on November 16, 2016 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: Kristin Chenoweth performs at the final performance of 'Kristin Chenoweth: My Love Letter to Broadway' at The Lunt Fontanne Theatre on November 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: Kristin Chenoweth in Rehearsal for her new Broadway Show 'My Love Letter to Broadway' at Carroll Studios on October 24, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured (l-r): Kristin Chenoweth and Heather Dubrow -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured: Kristin Chenoweth -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EST and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. The guests for Tuesday, October 4 included Billy Bob Thornton ('Goliath'), Kristin Chenoweth ('My Love Letter to Broadway') and comedian Ryan Donahue. (Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) KRISTEN CHENOWETH
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 04: Kristin Chenoweth is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on October 04, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28: Kristin Chenoweth Celebrates Her New Album 'The Art Of Elegance' With MAMARAZZI at The Carlyle on September 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28: Rachel Smith, Kristin Chenoweth and Frankie Grande appear on Amazon's Style Code Live on September 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Amazon)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: Kristin Chenoweth attends The Build Series to discuss her new album 'The Art of Elegance' at AOL HQ on September 26, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS, SPECIAL RATES APPLY) Actress Kristin Chenoweth speaks at The Girls' Lounge dinner, giving visibility to women at Advertising Week 2016, at Pier 60 on September 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for The Girls' Lounge)
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The production of NBC's latest live musical was a new experience for Chenoweth, who originally rose to fame on Broadway doing hundreds of shows night after night. The pressure of a live show -- and the exhaustion that came with literally sprinting between stages on set -- was something that was new to Chenoweth, who has suffered with rosacea since her mid-twenties.

"I've struggled with this constant redness," she told us. "It can pop up anywhere, but mine was on my cheeks and chin. [It appears] when I drink or eat hot or cold things or when I physically exert myself. It can be embarrassing."

Chenoweth, who added Rhofade into her daily care routine to help combat her struggle with rosacea, is also part of the critically-acclaimed "American Gods," which she'll appear on later in the current season. When we asked about the Starz hit, which is based on Neil Gaiman's novel of the same name, the actress completely lit up -- clearly, she's excited to be a part of the project, which she also pointed to as asking pertinent questions about society.

"The question for me that it asks -- and this is actually very timely -- is, 'How far are we willing to go with social media? How far are we willing to go with our boundaries? Where do these things end?'" she told us. "It's both a good thing and a bad thing."

For more from the actress, watch our full interview with Kristin Chenoweth below:

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