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Ariana Grande Reacts to Fans Commenting On Her Appearance: ‘You Never Know What Someone is Going Through’

Ariana Grande Reacts to Fans Commenting On Her Appearance: ‘You Never Know What Someone is Going Through’

This week, Ariana Grande took to TikTok to address scrutiny she received from fans about her recent weight loss, asking them to be “gentle” and “safer” when it comes to commenting on someone’s body.

Last week, the singer had shared an image of herself on Instagram. The comments were quickly flooded with concerned fans who were worried she was experiencing health problems and even a potential eating disorder.


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So, Grande posted a video addressing these concerns. And as it turns out, Grande said fans were actually “comparing my current body” to “the unhealthiest version of my body.”

“I was on a lot of antidepressants and drinking on them and eating poorly and at the lowest point of my life when I looked the way you consider my healthy, but that in fact wasn’t my healthy,” Grande said. “I know I shouldn’t have to explain that, but I do feel like maybe having an openness and some sort of vulnerability here will [mean] something good might come from it. I don’t know but that’s the first thing. Healthy can look different.

“The second thing is, you never know what someone is going through,” she continued. “Even if you are coming from a loving place and a caring place, that person probably is working on it or has a support system that they are working on it with. You never know. So be gentle with each other and with yourselves.”

Grande stressed that even well-intentioned fans should avoid making remarks about how “healthy, unhealthy, big, small, this, that, sexy, non-sexy” people may look.

“There are ways to compliment someone or to ignore something that you see that you don’t like, that I think we should help each other work towards,” she said. “We should aim toward being safer, and keeping each other safer.”

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Grande’s video highlights a common problem that many individuals, not just celebrities, deal with. Eating disorders have continued to rise of the last several decades, which lends to the valid concerns fans have for people like her. However, there is a proper way to bring up concerns, and commenting on someone’s public Instagram post is not one of them.

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