Ariana Grande Says ‘I Am Not a Piece of Meat’ After Creepy Encounter With Fan

“This may not seem like a big deal to some of you but I felt sick and objectified.”

Ariana Grande
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Ariana Grande
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Following an awkward encounter she had with a creepy male fan, pop star Ariana Grande seized the opportunity to make a public statement about the objectification of women Tuesday night via Twitter.

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The “Side to Side” singer began by recounting an incident that occurred while she was out with her boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller. According to the story she tweeted, a “young boy” fan of Miller’s excitedly approached the couple’s car and said, “Ariana is sexy as hell man…I see you hitting that!” Not cool, dude.Β 

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Mama, I'm a big girl now

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The 23-year old singer explained that it made her feel “sick and objectified” and used the incident to poignantly urge everyone to be more respectful to women.

we decide it βš‘οΈπŸ’‘β™‘ (also i'm very much alive…..)

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β€œI am not a piece of meat that a man gets to utilize for his pleasure,” she wrote. β€œI’m an adult human being in a relationship with a man who treats me with love and respect.” We couldn’t agree more.Β 

#SideToSide 🚲🚺🚺

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Grande received and outpouring of support in response to the statement. But among the first to respond was a follower who called the singer “a tad hypocritical” because of Grande’s often sexually-charged lyrics.Β 

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With great poise, Grande explained that there is a huge difference between sexual expression and objectification. Β Β 

love you & thank you @alexanderwangny

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Shake that loser off, Ariana. You got this.Β 

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