Ariana's response on IG to theshaderoom about her IG Story which was deleted minutes after: pic.twitter.com/ITjpBFSmiV— Ariana World News (@ArianaWorldHQ) January 19, 2019
Some fans were calling out the flow and lyrical content of Ariana's latest single "7 Rings" - specifically with the lines "You like my hair? Gee, thanks! Just bought it".
Ariana reposted a joking post on her IG stories about how white women, like Ari, talking about getting their weaves would solve racism. It seemed as though Ari saw this as a validating and supporting statement, while people are debating that she's lacking awareness of the 'stariotypes' brought on actual black women who wear weaves.
She made and deleted a comment on Theshaderoom's Instagram, while also replying to her fans on Twitter about how her intention possibly came 'across the wrong way'.
that is what her intention was by posting it and what she meant. i am sorry if my response to it was out of pocket. thank you for listening and talking to me about it.— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) January 19, 2019
ariana knows she’s white can y’all calm down now pic.twitter.com/AMEDmVNIMp— ً (@missedboca) January 19, 2019
After the "7 Rings" video and song dropped,, she hoped to divert the attention to her WOC co-writers:
i wouldn’t have made this celebratory bop or feel ‘okay’ these days w/o my brilliant, gentle and funny friends who get me drunk, write songs w me & help me heal. i am tremendously grateful for u. 🖤 pls support them in their art: @TAYLAPARX @VictoriaMonet @NJOMZA @Kaydenceis 💍🌫— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) January 19, 2019
shift your attention here. these women are impeccable and they are who you should be talking about. 🖤 love.— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) January 19, 2019
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