Pop star Ariana Grande launched a shock single during which she name-checks ex-fiancé Pete Davidson simply minutes earlier than the comic was to take the stage for the night’s episode of “Saturday Evening Reside.”
Grande’s new tune, “Thank U, Subsequent,” comes simply days after the singer responded on Twitter after Davidson joked about their breakup throughout a promo for this week’s episode.
“For anyone who claims to hate relevancy u positive love clinging to it huh,” Grande wrote earlier than following up with, “thank u, subsequent.” Each tweets have been subsequently deleted.
The brand new tune refers to the singer’s different exes resembling rapper Huge Sean, Ricky Alvarez and the late rapper Mac Miller in its opening strains.
“Thought I would find yourself with Sean however he wasn’t a match / Wrote some songs about Ricky now I hear and giggle / Even virtually received married and for Pete, I am so grateful / Want I might say, ‘Thanks’ to Malcolm ‘trigger he was an angel.”
Grande and Davidson introduced their breakup Oct. 14 after a four-month engagement. A supply instructed Fox Information their breakup appeared to be imminent after Miller died Sept. 7 of a suspected overdose.
Saturday’s present twice addressed the ’ headline-making breakup.
Throughout a sketch with visitor actress Candice Bergen, the “Murphy Brown” star ordered a drink known as a Pete Davidson. As to what sort of drink it was, Bergen quipped: “All I do know is it’s received loads occurring, nevertheless it nonetheless will get the job executed.”
Throughout a later look on the present’s “Weekend Replace,” phase, Davidson addressed the breakup straight.
“I do know a few of you might be curious concerning the breakup, however the fact is, it’s no one’s enterprise, and generally issues simply don’t work out, and that’s OK. She’s a beautiful, robust particular person, and I genuinely want her all of the happiness on the planet,” he stated. “Now please go vote on Tuesday.”
Fox Information’ Ryan Gaydos contributed to this report.