Why is Arieana Grande so universally loved?
Well, for starters, it’s the first time a girl has won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in a movie in two decades.
The other Oscar winner, Emma Stone, won the best actress for playing a female lead in a 2016 biopic of her life.
That’s a very special moment.
The fact that she’s still a pop star (not that it matters) and has a devoted following, a legion of fans and an industry that can’t seem to get enough of her is an amazing feat of modern Hollywood.
Arieana is also an incredible talent.
She is a true icon in a genre where female stars are few and far between.
And she’s not afraid to say it: “You’re not going to see me doing anything that’s not great, you’re going to be disappointed.”
She has been on every episode of The Apprentice and she is a member of The Voice, where she has won every single time.
I met her at the Golden Globes in February and I asked her why she decided to do what she does.
She was candid and honest.
She said she was inspired by the success of Alyssa Milano, and she wanted to be a part of it.
She wasn’t a fan of acting at all, she said, and even though she was doing voiceovers, she wanted the attention and respect.
Arieanna is now starring in her own comedy, The Young Bucks.
It is based on the life of a young rapper who was in the hospital for a gunshot wound.
Her character, Jayce, is in a drug rehabilitation program and her mom is helping him through a tough time.
The movie opens at the 2017 Emmys.
I met Arieane for the first and only time at the Emmys, and I’m so proud of her for being the first.
Her performance on stage and onscreen has helped inspire millions of women around the world.
I’m really happy she was nominated for an Oscar for her role in The Young Buck, because she is truly inspiring and I couldn’t be more proud of that role.
A few months ago, she and I were in LA and I was so happy to be with her.
I saw her for the very first time at LAX.
I told her I would always miss her.
She smiled and hugged me, and it was such a beautiful moment, the moment of acceptance.
I want to thank her for everything that she has done and what she has given to the world and to Hollywood.
Her family is still in shock.
Her dad has been battling pancreatic cancer and she told me he will be fine.
We have been in constant contact with him, she told us.
I can’t wait to see him, and to tell him, “I’m so sorry, but we’re doing everything you can do.”
We are doing so much together, she added.
I am so grateful to have been a part in her life, and her journey to make it.
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