Update: When it rains it pours Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson news. The rumored-and-kinda-confirmed couple has been a thing for five days now and have already had all kinds of shaming, clapping back, and quiet declarations of
Less than a day after Grande quietly dropped a blushing and smiling emoji on Davidson's Instagram of himself smiling, he returned the favor and fanned the flames by commenting "hey cutie, you up" on a photo of Grande posted by Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. Davidson followed it with his own lineup of heart eyes emoji.
The comment, and what I'll now consider a confirmation of a relationship, was screen grabbed by CommentsByCelebs, truly the most entertaining Instagram account out there. Can't wait to see where this story goes next.
The original story was published May 24.
Grande neither disputed nor confirmed the rumor yesterday when she lashed out at a fan who questioned her loyalty to ex Miller, opening up for the first time about the "toxic" and "scary" relationship the two shared.
An emoji left by Grande is worth a thousand words, so today brings yet more news. The "No Tears Left To Cry" singer left a happy, blushing emoji on Davidson's latest Instagram — a picture of himself — which we'll just take as confirmation that there is, well, something going on between the two.
If the rumors are true, the pairing shouldn't come as a surprise to fans. Grande and Davidson most likely met when the singer performed and hosted SNL back in 2016; back then, she was with Miller, and Davidson was dating Larry David's daughter, actress Cazzie David. In addition to showcasing her powerhouse vocals, Grande flexed her comedic chops alongside Davidson. And, who knows, maybe he was the one to help her tap into her inner sketch comic.
The pop star didn't mince words while addressing the unfair and sexist criticism that she was somehow responsible for Miller's recent DUI and arrest, writing:
"I am not a babysitter or a mother and no woman should feel that they need to be. I have cared for him and tried to support his sobriety & prayed for his balance for years (and always will of course) but shaming/blaming women for a man's inability to keep his s--t together is a very major problem."