Read Ariana Grande's Brilliant Indictment of Media Sexism
After a quote from her 'Honeymoon Diaries' series went viral, Grande expounded on the sentiment in an awesomely honest way.
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Following the immediate virality of comments made in response to idiotic journalists' insistence on prodding female artists for relationship scoops, Ariana Grande took to Twitter to expound on the sentiment — posting the following letter, which should certainly make you a Grande fan if you weren't already:
Grande's original comments — specifically the highly quotable but obviously true “Believe it or not, women can be friends with people with dicks and not hop on them." — inspired the usual social media frenzy one would expect, though it's inspiring to see Grande capitalize on that attention by doubling down on her assessment of male-centric media practices.
So, to those reading — please learn to ask pertinent questions regarding the artist's work without vehemently demeaning female interviewees with the subtle suggestion that one's relationship status is worthier than one's creative output.