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Ariana Grande continued a conversation about objectification on her Twitter following responses to her message about a crude experience with a fan of boyfriend Mac Miller. Grande’s original message detailed a young boy calling Grande “sexy” and congratulating Miller for “hitting that” in front of, but not directly to, Grande.
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“Things like [that] happen all the time and are the kinds of moments that contribute to women’s sense of fear and inadequacy,” singer writes
In the pop star’s follow-up tweets, she noted that many people’s main critique of her words is that she is “so sexual” in her videos and her music. “Expressing sexuality in art is not an invitation for disrespect,” she explains. “Just like wearing a short skirt is not asking for assault.”
She further stated that expressions of sexuality are a woman’s choice. “You are literally saying that if we look a certain way, we are yours to take,” the singer wrote. “But we are not!!! It’s our right to express ourselves.”
Grande had previously pointed out that her experience with Miller’s fan made her feel “sick and objectified” and “like a piece of meat.” She wanted to share the incident with the public because she felt like it fed into shared feelings of “fear and inadequacy” by the many women who have also been spoken to our about in an uncomfortable way. “We are not objects or prizes. We are QUEENS,” she concluded in her letter.
Miller has yet to comment on the incident. The pair have recorded two duets together, including Grande’s early hit “The Way,” which appeared on her 2013 debut album Yours Truly. Most recently, they teamed up for “My Favorite Part” off Miller’s The Divine Feminine album.
seeing a lot of “but look how you portray yourself in videos and in your music! you’re so sexual!” …. please hold.. next tweet… i repeat
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) December 28, 2016
expressing sexuality in art is not an invitation for disrespect !!! just like wearing a short skirt is not asking for assault.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) December 28, 2016
Women’s choice. ♡ our bodies, our clothing, our music, our personalities….. sexy, flirty, fun.
it is not. an open. invitation.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) December 28, 2016
You are literally saying that if we look a certain way, we are yours to take. But we are not !!! It’s our right to express ourselves. ♡
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) December 28, 2016

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Ariana won a Japan VMA for her music video for “Into You”. Other nominees included Beyonce, Sia, Adele, and Rihanna.

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October
5th
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“This is about to be crazy,” Ariana Grande tells her entourage when she learns what we have planned for our sit-down interview. “This is going to be pure comedy — I’m terrified!”

To celebrate the launch of the 23-year-old’s latest fragrance, Sweet Like Candy — a scent she describes as “a younger, sweeter, more flirtatious version of the Ari fragrance” — we decided to take a look back at the singer in her younger days. We arrived at Ulta Beauty, the store that launched the scent exclusively, armed with 12 photos of Grande’s most striking looks and asked her to comment on each. Which does she still love? Which does she hate? You’ll find out ahead — along with a lot of discussion about that ever-present ponytail.

“I’m not sick of talking about it…I know it’s a thing,” Grande says when asked if she’s hit peak pony-talk.

Probe a little further and you’ll learn that her signature style has become a blessing and a curse — which is why it made it into her latest release, “Jason’s Song,” with industry veteran Jason Robert Brown. The lyrics read: “You acted like you bought me at a bargain sale / You don’t even care / You focused your frustration on a small detail / Blew it out of scale, like my ponytail.”

“I remember sitting with Jason in my studio saying ‘I love music so much, but I wish that’s what people saw first and foremost,'” she told us. “Jason knows me as a singer, as a musician, as a person he cast on Broadway, so his response was, ‘What the hell are you talking about?’ And I was like, ‘My ponytail!’ He was like, ‘Is that a thing?'” A “thing” it is, indeed, and calling it out is just one part of why the song is so special to her, she says.

To see the slideshow, please click here.

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