Scooter told Variety it happened back in 2016. She let him go, and his team was really taken back. He said his people wanted him to speak publicly about it, but he insisted, “We’re not gonna say a word, and this is gonna come back around."
He was right! Months later the singer rehired her manager, who had been by her side since signing her in 2013.
The businessman didn’t specify which of her boyfriends influenced the decision. But Ariana went public in August 2016 with then-boyfriend Mac Miller. She has also dated Big Sean.
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Scooter told the crowd at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival that being fired and then rejoining Ariana's team "really gave us the strength for what we never imagined would come that following year." He referred to the bombing at the singer's Manchester concert that killed 22 people. He stood by her following the tragedy, and the two even put on a benefit concert, “One Love Manchester,” 13 days after the deadly attack.
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