Meet The Friends Glued To Ariana Grande's Side

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There's only a handful of people who know the full story of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's relationship (and whatever happened that brought it to a sudden halt), and they're pretty much all Instagram influencers. The "No Tears Left To Cry" singer has cultivated a tight squad of friends who accompany her everywhere she goes, whether that's from concert to concert as back up dancers, or party to party to do the dutiful work of uploading pictures of the gang to Instagram. Most recently, a tight handful of these friends has set up shop in Grande's New York City apartment to help her recover from her difficult year and inspire her to make great music.
"I have no words to describe how much I love and am eternally grateful for these human beings who constantly help me turn lemons into lemonade and literally heal me and put me back together," she wrote on her Instagram story.
Clearly, these pals are with Grande through thick and thin, but who are they? Let's break down how each member of this support system got there, and if any of them have information regarding the suspect timing of her and Davidson's now-defunct relationship, please let them know they can email me.
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Victoria Monet

Monet is a singer just like her BFF and just released her EP Life After Love, Pt. 2. She's repeatedly popped up on Grande's Instagram, especially recently as a valuable member of her support system.
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Missinnnnnn my ppl 💜💜💜

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Alexa Luria

Luria is one of those friends who's been with Grande since before she was famous, and now Luria has a brand of her own. She runs a popular food Instagram account called @girlwithagourmetpalate, and uses it to document her eats and her travels.
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Aaron Simon Gross

Gross was Grande's co-star in 13: The Musical back in 2008, but even before that they were making videos like the web series "Freaky Forever" in 2007. They've remained close friends and while Gross doesn't have social media of his own, he's a staple of Grande' Instagram Stories.
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Frankie Grande

Grande's 35-year-old brother is her rock, but has made a name for himself independently as both an actor and TV personality.
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“Be eeeeeeeasy” & “Knock me out”

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Scott Nicholson

Nicholson is one of Grande's backup dancers, and seems to accompany the singer everywhere, along with...
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kiDs just wanna have fun

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Brian Nicholson

Together, Scott and Brian make up "The Twins." Brian Nicholson is also a back up dancer, and also an extremely close friend of Grande's.
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this; is my favorite picture ever!

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Doug Middlebrook

An Instagram influencer and Grande's best friend, Middlebrook keeps his personal life private, but accompanies Grande to big events and they even spent Christmas together.
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Courtney Chipolone

A Florida State student, Chipolone was most recently seen helping her pal Grande go rug shopping.
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right now im in a state of mind

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Kiyan Ghahreman

The mysterious Kiyan has over 30 thousand Instagram followers, gaining fame for being one of the singer's right-hand men.
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13 more shows @dangerouswomantour 📸💥

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Alfredo Flores

You might recognize Flores as Justin Bieber's BFF, and Grande is the latest addition to his impressive celebrity squad. Come for his amazing videography and photography skills, stay for awesome behind-the-scenes shots of Grande.

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