The star shared a screenshot of an article in which Ehrlich is quoted as saying the popstar “felt it was too late for her to pull something together”. He had seemingly told the Associated Press that they had been in talks for “the past month or so”, adding: “when we finally got to the point where we thought maybe it would work, she felt it was too late for her to pull something together for sure”. Grande has disputed his version of events.
Taking to Twitter yesterday evening, she wrote: “i’ve kept my mouth shut but now you’re lying about me.
“i can pull together a performance over night and you know that, Ken. it was when my creativity & self expression was stifled by you, that i decided not to attend.
“i hope the show is exactly what you want it to be and more.”
She added in a subsequent tweet: “i offered 3 different songs. it’s about collaboration. it’s about feeling supported. it’s about art and honesty. not politics. not doing favors or playing games.
“it’s just a game y’all.. and i’m sorry but that’s not what music is to me.
“hope that helps everyone understand my decision. i am still grateful for the acknowledgement this year.”
It was a big night for Grande: she released her new album thank u, next (lower case intentional) after months of hype.
Arriving less than a year after its predecessor, Sweetener, the set has been dominating discussion on social media since its release.