Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez Divorce and Ari is Dating Again!

Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez announced they were getting a divorce after two years of being married. And right after the story got out, news of Ariana dating her Wicked co-star Ethan Slater came out.

Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez’ Marriage

Ari and Dalton started dating early 2020 right before the pandemic hit. Then after 11 months of being together, they got engaged. Now, Ari wasn’t new to fast engagements. In the past, she got engaged to Pete Davidson after just a few weeks of dating.

The pandemic drew Ari and Dalton closer when they quarantined together. Then they surprised everyone by getting married a year after dating. It was a really intimate ceremony with only 20 people in attendance, mindful of COVID-19. We only knew about it from Ariana’s Instagram posts.

They had a private marriage during the pandemic despite Ariana being a public figure. But unfortunately, it seems the relationship was only a quarantine one. According to sources close to the couple, the two had been separated for a few months now. But like everything about their romance, they kept things strictly private.

Fans started noticing something was not right when Ariana was spotted at a sporting event not wearing her wedding band. Rumors started circulating until the couple finally announced they were getting a divorce earlier this week.

Ari is Dating Ethan Slater!

Ariana Grande
The Cast of Wicked via Michelle Yeoh’s Instagram @michelleyeoh_official

Right after the report of their divorce, Ariana broke the news for a second time in a week when dating rumors of her surfaced. Allegedly, she is dating her Wicked co-star Ethan Slater. Many sources confirmed the dating rumors.

To clear the air, Ariana’s team clarified that she and Dalton had been separated for a couple of months already before Ari jumped into her relationship with Ethan Slater.

Who is Ari’s New Beau?

Like Ariana, her new man also had his start in Broadway and Nickelodeon. People speculate it’s where the attraction started. Slater started the role of Spongebob Squarepants in the Broadway musical version of the beloved cartoon character. He was nominated for a Tony for the role.

He was next casted for Boq in the movie adaptation of Wicked, where Ariana plays Glinda. Fans assume that’s how they developed their romance.

Slater himself, just separated with his wife of 10 years earlier in the year. They have a child together who was born in January of this year.

What’s Next for Ariana Grande?

Despite the news of Ariana and Dalton’s separation and eventually divorce, the couple were forward with being friends still. Ari claimed that Dalton was still and will forever be her best friend and that the two are working on cultivating their friendship.

Ariana has a track record for being friends with her exes after the relationship ended. She even released a bittersweet song about her previous lovers called “Thank U, Next.”

Fans are showing her their full support throughout the breakup and all the rumors. They are excited to see how Ariana will play Glinda for the movie musical. She has been forthright with her love of the theatre, specifically, Wicked. She has expressed a couple of times how much she would love to play a character in the musical. Now, she is geting her dream.