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Why fans are concerned about Ariana Grande following her performance on Ellen.

After the bombing at her Manchester Arena Concert last year, the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller and her recent breakup with fiance Pete Davidson, no one can blame Arian Grande for taking a slight fall.  To say she has had a tough year doesn’t seem to even begin to do justice to the heartbreak the pop singer has experienced in recent times.

Performing her new single “thank u, next” in a world premiere on The Ellen Show, Ariana Grande was dancing on a chair on the stage when she stumbled and very nearly fell off.

The singer was only slightly ruffled by the stack saying “oh my god” mid-line, but quickly recovered and went on with the performance while laughing off her accident.

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Grande drew inspiration for the performance from the iconic scene in First Wives Club which sees Diana Keaton, Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler sing “You Don’t Own Me”, a song about women getting over their past boyfriends.

The singer, wearing a white suit alongside her back-up dancers, appeared to have tears in her eyes at the start while performing the song, which is a deeply personal tribute to her past boyfriends, including her ex-fiance Pete Davidson and the late Mac Miller. The first verse says…

Thought I’d end up with Sean
But he wasn’t a match
Wrote some songs about Ricky
Now I listen and laugh
Even almost got married
And for Pete, I’m so thankful
Wish I could say, “Thank you” to Malcolm
‘Cause he was an angel

Grande has been open about her recent struggles, posting to Twitter after her appearance on The Ellen Show, saying: “remember when i was like hey i have no tears left to cry and the universe was like HAAAAAAAAA bitch u thought”.

Fans were quick to rally around the singer, sending her well wishes and support during this evidently difficult time.

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With fans sending their support, there is one thing for sure: Ariana Grande is one strong woman who continues to inspire her fans despite the toughest of times.

You can see the performance on ellentube below:

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