Ariana Grande announced that she is taking a social media break, and opened up about her anxiety via Instagram on Tuesday (Oct. 17).
Grande shared a selfie of herself wearing green lipstick for A Very Wicked Halloween, which celebrates the 15-year-run of Wicked on Broadway. “Can’t believe I almost let my anxiety ruin this for me today,” she said in her post. “Not today satan ! not tomorrow or the next day either not no more [. . .] finna sing my heart out and be a big walking vessel of love bye.”
Grande also announced that she is taking a break from social media in a since-deleted post. “Ok today was v special and i’m so grateful i was able to be there,” the singer wrote on her Instagram Story in reference to filming A Very Wicked Halloween, via PEOPLE. “Time to say bye bye again to the internet for just a lil bit,” Grande added. “It’s hard not to bump news n stuff that I’m not trying to see rn. It’s very sad and we’re all tryin very hard to keep going. love u. and thank u for bein here always.”
Grande’s performance of “The Wizard and I” will air as part of NBC’s Wicked concert special on Oct. 29.
Ariana Grande just posted about her anxiety on her Instagram story today,
promising her fans she’ll overcome and be “a big walking vessel of love.” pic.twitter.com/KB7X5c8egD
— Jenna Amatulli (@ohheyjenna) October 16, 2018
— The Morning Toast (@themorningtoast) October 17, 2018