Ariana Grande "turns down Damehood"

- Grande has turned down the offer of Damehood in respect for her fans affected by the Manchester bombing
- She believes it's "too soon" to take on the honour.

- "An insider explained: “Ariana was flattered but said it was too soon. She explained she was still grieving. So were scores of families.
“She feared some affected might see it as insensitive. The committee wrote to her but she politely said no.”

Another source explained: “She was deeply moved and honoured. She didn’t decline it as such but explained it was not the right time to accept.”

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