Ariana Grande Says She's 'Still Processing A Lot' After On Stage Breakdown

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Jul. 8 2019, Updated 6:20 p.m. ET

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Ariana Grande is opening up about how her emotional state and ongoing grieving process have affected her live performances and life on the road. Days after a video of the singer breaking down and struggling to get through a song on stage surfaced on social media, she provided some insight into her headspace in a now-deleted Instagram message.

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"Tour is wild. Life is wild. I’m grateful for the sea of love I have around me everyday and for the people who come to these shows and give all of us every ounce of energy they’ve got," Ariana, 26, wrote. "I’m grateful to work with the best musicians and dancers in the world. I'm grateful for my voice and my team. I'm grateful for this music."

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"I’m grateful for the opportunity to sing to thousands of people every night," she continued. "It’s a dream come true."

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The Nickelodeon alum told fans, "No matter how hard it gets or how many feelings come up that are screaming at me to be processed and sorted through one day, I’m grounded by gratitude and promise not to give up on what I've started.” Ariana suffered the Manchester attacks, the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, and a failed engagement with Pete Davidson all within a two-year period.

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Ariana also seemingly addressed the video. "I have committed to doing this tour during a time in my life when I'm still processing a lot ... so sometimes I cry a lot!" she explained. "I thank you for accepting my humanness. I'm not sure what I did to deserve to meet so many loving souls every night / to feel so much love, but I want you to know that it really does carry me through. I feel it and I appreciate it. and all of you so much."

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She ended her post with an important message of support. "I’m sharing this because I'm grateful and because I want you to know that if you too are hurting, you can push through and are not alone," she wrote.

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The “Get Well Soon” singer urged her fans to check in themselves and practice self care even when it’s difficult."It is hard to balance taking care of the people around you, doing your job, and healing / taking care of yourself at the same time,” Ariana wrote. “But I want you to know, you aren’t alone and I think you’re doing great."


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