Ariana Grande Claps Back at Accusations She’s No Longer a Singer

Ariana Grande.
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Thanks, subsequent! Ariana Grande waved away the haters with a flawless rendition of “Someplace Over the Rainbow” after she was accused of now not being a singer.

“Needed to sing you slightly one thing however don’t need to sing something that isn’t ‘Ozian’ in the intervening time :),” the “Think about” artist, 29 — who portrays Galinda/Glinda within the upcoming two-part Depraved film — captioned her TikTok video on Friday, January 20. “Preserving to my little bubble for now … achieved with numerous love.”

Within the clip, Grande mocked a number of the latest feedback she’s obtained, writing, “wHy ArEn’T yOu A sInGeR AnyMoRee?!?!?” over the video, which depicted her wrapped up in a pastel pink knitted blanket whereas on the set of Depraved. ​The upcoming two-part film relies on Gregory Maguire’s Wizard of Oz prequel ebook (and Broadway musical).

“*Is actually on set filming two musical films on a regular basis*,” she added by the use of clarification, noting that she’s “hiding Galinda’s hair” beneath the blanket.

The 2-time Grammy winner, who bought her begin on Broadway earlier than breaking into tv on Nickelodeon’s Victorious in 2010, belted out the whole lot of the Wizard of Oz hit within the TikTok clip, showcasing her highly effective vocals and mature artistry.

Grande’s Depraved costar Cynthia Erivo, who portrays Elphaba/The Depraved Witch of the West within the upcoming movie, additional defended the “Breathin’” singer by reposting theTikTok to her Instagram Story.


wished to sing you slightly one thing however don’t need to sing something that isn’t “Ozian” in the intervening time 🙂 preserving to my little bubble for now … achieved with numerous love.

♬ unique sound – arianagrande

“She is and at all times will probably be a singer, she simply occurs to have the ability to do greater than that!!!” the Tony Award winner, 36, wrote on Friday. “Now … as you had been … we’re working!!!”

Per IMDb, Depraved is ready for launch in 2024, whereas Depraved: Half Two is slated to premiere in 2025.

The “God Is a Lady” songstress beforehand addressed followers’ issues about her singing profession in a Might 2022 YouTube video shared on her R.E.M. Magnificence channel.

Calling the position of Galinda/Glinda “probably the most unbelievable present of my total life,” Grande advised followers that the “reality” was she hadn’t “begun” engaged on a follow-up album to 2020’s Positions.

“I hear by the grapevine that you’ve a variety of theories and expectations in that division however, after Positions, [I] was not prepared to start out one other album but. So I’ve not begun one other album,” she mentioned, explaining that she “went into full preparation mode” with a purpose to land her dream half. “I do know the fabric just like the again of my hand, however I nonetheless have a lot to study. I went fairly arduous preparing.”

Now, Grande concluded, “Each piece of me, each minute, each ounce of my coronary heart, my time, my every little thing that I may give it … I’m spending all my time with Glinda.”