Ariana Grande Reacts to Pictures Raising Weight Loss Concerns

Dani Sanders
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Ariana Grande gives fans a reality check when it comes to commenting on people's bodies without knowing the whole story. Keep reading to learn more about the singer's advice to her fans.

A Healthy Assurance

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Ariana Grande sends a message of assurance to her fans, declaring that her health is at its finest after they bombarded her recent photographs with comments about appearing "too thin."

A Candid Reveal

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Sharing a three-minute video on TikTok on Tuesday, the singer advised her followers to be more conscious of people's feelings before commenting on their appearances.

The Unhealthiest Timeline 

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The 7 Rings singer opened up about being in the "unhealthiest version of my body" in the past, explaining to fans that things aren't always what they seem to be.

The Deadly Combo Of Antidepressants And Drinking

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She further revealed to have been "on a lot of antidepressants and drinking on them and eating poorly," because of which her health suffered a lot.

The Lowest Point

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Getting candid about her feelings during that time, the Victorious alum said, "[I was] at the lowest point of my life when I looked the way you consider my healthy, but that in fact wasn’t my healthy.”

No Need Of An Explanation

Although Grande feels that there's no need for her to respond to baseless claims, the purpose of the video is to "maybe having an openness and some sort of vulnerability here, good might come from it.”

An Appearance That Sparked Concern

The message to fans comes after Grande was spotted making her way to Jeff Goldblum's concert in London, after which they began to comment on her body ruthlessly.

Got That Glam On 

The Into You singer headed to the concert with singer and actress, Cynthia Erivo, with her glam game on and sporting an oversized pink puffer coat.

Looking Worryingly Thin

Soon after the paparazzi photos hit the Internet, fans chimed in with their two cents on the singer's appearance, with one user commenting that she "looks worryingly thin."

Sharing A Controversial Opinion

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Another follower expressed his concern with a comment saying, "Very controversial opinion, but she’s seriously too thin … I’m worried for her.”

Be Less Comfortable Making Others Feel Uncomfortable

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Further into the TikTok video, Grande stated that people should be "less comfortable" making others feel uncomfortable by making remarks about their bodies.

Work Towards Betterment

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The singer-songwriter further stated, "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."

Keep Each Other Safe

The 29-year-old revealed that the purpose of her rare TikTok memo to fans was that everyone "should aim toward being safer, and keeping each other safer.”

A Wicked Adaption 

Grande has currently taken a break from singing and is focusing her efforts on her role in the movie adaption of Wicked, starring alongside Kristen Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Cynthia Erivo, Ethan Slater, Jonathan Bailey, and more.

The Reality Is Always Concealed 

The Positions singer stated that “healthy can look different” for different people and “you never know what someone is going through.” 

Work In Progress

Ariana Grande is singing while looking at the camera.
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She further instructed fans that “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.”

The Lesson Is To Be Gentle

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In the end, the Thank You Next singer guided her followers to “be gentle with each other and with yourselves,” even if their comments are “something good and well-intentioned.”

You’re Beautiful The Way You Are

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Grande concluded the TikTok video by spreading love to her fans and said, “I think you’re beautiful. No matter what you’re going through. No matter what weight, no matter how you like to do your makeup these days, no matter what cosmetic procedures you’ve had or not or anything.”

An Encounter With Anxiety And Depression

Ariana Grande in the early days of her career

While Grande rarely ever gets candid with her fans, she previously revealed her battle with anxiety and depression alongside PTSD after the explosion at her Manchester concert in 2017 left 22 people dead.