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Ariana Grande's Ex Ricky Alvarez Reacts to 'Thank U, Next' Mention

Ariana Grande's Ex Ricky Alvarez Reacts to 'Thank U, Next' Mention

Ariana Grande wasn't about to catch her exes off guard with her new single, "Thank U, Next".

But all was well in the end as Pete realized she was hurt by him mocking their relationship.

"Even nearly got married, and for Pete I'm so thankful". "Even nearly got married / and for Pete I'm so thankful / Wish I could say, "thank you" to Malcom / 'Cause he was an angel".

Tweeting "One taught me love, one taught me patience, and one taught me pain", people paired Ariana's emotionally mature declarations with competing love interests, like the three potential fathers from Mamma Mia.

On November 1, Ariana actually took to social media to shade her ex after he made fun of their whirlwind engagement on SNL.

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Anyway, Davidson concluded his "Weekend Update" bit by, without naming names, saying that his ex was great, full stop. I know they say I move on too fast, but this one gon" last "cause her name is Ari, and I'm so good with that'.

The 25-year-old songstress replied by reposting his response, writing, "Oh for sure ... ty next ..."

Meanwhile, "Nobody Does It Better" itself is a fan favourite unreleased song which was played live during her "Dangerous Woman" era.

In the song, Grande name-checks four of her ex-boyfriends - rapper Big Sean, dancer Ricky Alvarez, late rapper Mac Miller and comedian Pete Davidson, whom she recently split from.


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