When Ariana Grande's beloved grandfather, affectionately known as Grandpa Grande, passed away in 2014, it hit the singer hard. They were extremely close and he has always been one of her biggest supporters. The pop star recently opened up about his last words to her, and how they've stuck with her forever.
"My grandpa always told me I had to do things. I remember when he was very, very sick — he was actually passing away — and I made a commitment to do the Today show in the morning. I was like, 'Grandpa, I'm staying here with you'. And he said, 'No, you're going to go.' That's going to haunt me forever. Now I have to do everything," she told The Times' Style.
It's obvious that he cared about her so much and wanted her to succeed with all his heart. We hope she doesn't feel a pressure to do it all, but we understand that she wants to make her grandfather proud.
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