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    Updated on Feb 23, 2019. Posted on Feb 22, 2019

    Ariana Grande Has Stepped In To Defend Herself After People Began Dragging Her On Twitter Over Piers Morgan

    "Are u all insane? Bruh I just wanted to try."

    In case you missed it, Ariana Grande recently revealed on Twitter that she sat down with Piers Morgan a couple of days ago to put an end to their feud.

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    For those who don't remember, Ariana and Piers got into it last year when he criticised Little Mix for posing nude in a music video.

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    But Joan Grande, Ariana's mom, wasn't having it and immediately shot back, calling his behaviour "disgraceful".

    Honestly what is wrong with you @piersmorgan ? Didn’t your mother ever teach you, if you have nothing nice to say, don’t say it! You came for @TheEllenShow yesterday which was disgraceful, she is an angel. @LittleMix today, did you ever hear of paying homage? And..well never mind https://t.co/5WBOlL8t6O

    Ariana herself later got involved, responding to Piers' dig that Little Mix were using their talent to sell nudity instead of records.

    Ellen is an incredible & kind human being.. I use my talent AND my sexuality all the time because i choose to. women can be sexual AND talented. naked and dignified. it’s OUR choice. 🖤 & we will keep fighting til people understand. i say this w all due respect but thank u, next. https://t.co/wSknRSlJN8

    also @piersmorgan, i look forward to the day you realize there are other ways to go about making yourself relevant than to criticize young, beautiful, successful women for everything they do. i think that’ll be a beautiful thing for you and your career or what’s left of it. 🖤

    So, you could say it came as somewhat of a surprise when Piers recently hopped on Twitter and posted this...

    Thank u for a great night @ArianaGrande x

    People were pretty much floored when Ariana then responded.

    @piersmorgan thank u for some laughs and some v productive conversation ! it was nice bumping into u ! #FutureFeministPiers #FingersCrossed

    I guess you could say the news didn't go down too well.

    In fact, the response was so bad that Ariana felt the need to clear things up and explain what really went down. She even suggested at the end that the two still disagree on things.

    @prfctmistakes @piersmorgan well............ we bumped into each other. at a restaurant. and i decided to sit with him and we spoke for a while. i think some progress was made! turns out face to face discussions are a bit kinder and gentler, even if you do indeed disagree. :)

    However, the backlash to Ariana's decision to talk with Piers was only just getting started. Soon enough, tweets dragging her were going viral.

    at the end of the day ariana grande is a white woman https://t.co/09DWwHRlJF

    The backlash has been so intense that Ari has stepped in to defend herself, questioning why it was "so evil" to have the conversation before emphasising that she never excused anything Piers had said before.

    @armixerstan @k_illua @desikth and we spoke about that... i am a peaceful but passionate person and i will kindly say everything on my mind to a person’s face if i have the chance. which i did. i don’t understand what is so evil about having conversations w people. in what world did i excuse what he has said?

    Replying to someone who called her complacent, Ariana revealed she'd been nothing of the sort during the sit-down, adding that she wouldn't stop having these conversations with people she doesn't agree with.

    @crislincarnated @PhD_femme @k_illua nah, i was anything but complacent in our conversation that none of u heard. it saddens me that u’d assume that just because i have hope that a person can change. i won’t stop having conversations w people i disagree w when i see the opportunity to. hope u would’ve done the same.

    She ended things by saying that, of course, she hadn't changed Piers' views, but that she wanted to speak her mind to his face anyway.

    @greedyforlove like.... do people think i think i succeeded and that i’m some kind of fucking miracle worker? fuck no. are u all insane? bruh i just wanted to try. and speak my mind. i try my best to have faith in people. as hard as it is. anyway....... goodnight.

    BuzzFeed have reached out to reps of Ariana Grande for comment.

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