I've never, like, had the relationship talk on a show before," she said before admitting that she and Miller are "together" and "happy." Grande and Miller are longtime friends who performed their song "The Way" on in May 2013.The rapper recently told People his relationship with Grande blossomed after they collaborated on his song "My Favorite Part." "We're very good friends first and foremost," Miller said. Just like the titular characters, the musicians knew each other for years before they started dating in 2016, but just needed time to reach their rom com–esque fairytale ending. We both needed to experience some things, but the love has been there the whole time.” So why’d it take so long to dive into a relationship together?Grande describes the couple's journey to love in the April issue of , recalling how she met the rapper when she was 19. Simple: Grande’s a goddamn independent woman who didn’t consider falling in love a necessity for her wellbeing, thank you very much.Without saying any names, Grande projects her feelings by using an example of another female singer whose name continuously coincides with her ex-boyfriend's (it's pretty clear she's referring to Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber)."I'll never be able to swallow the fact that people feel the need to attach a successful woman to a man when they say her name," says Grande, alluding to the other singer's relationship. I'll be in the produce aisle, naked at 95, with a sensible ponytail, one strand of hair left on my head and a Chanel bow. See you there with my 95 dogs."She also can't help but be a sucker for love (aren't we all? Though she's learned her lesson about dating in the public eye and thus maintains a more private relationship status, she isn't afraid to gush about it through her music."I saw a headline—draw your own conclusions [on the subjects] because it'll be so much drama that I don't want—they called someone another someone's ex, and that pissed me off."She continues, "This person has had so many great records in the last year, and she hasn't been dating him forever. In fact, when asked about her rumored, unofficially official boyfriend and backup dancer, Ricky Alvarez, she's curt: "We're happy. I have a healthy life right now, and I think that's all anyone cares to know. Many famous men have dated Ariana Grande, and this list will give you more details about these lucky dudes.
More About Age: 25 Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Television producer, Actor Credits: 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, Grand Theft Auto V, Rap Fix Live, Scary Movie 5Also Ranked #97 on The Greatest Rappers of All Time #42 on The Rappers with the Dirtiest Rhymes #46 on The Best Underground Rappers #94 on The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time Ariana Grande was in a relationship with rapper Big Sean from August 2014 to April 2015.“You can still celebrate and be totally obsessed with each other, but I want to feel a hundred percent myself so that I can love that person better.” Words we can all live by.the "Side to Side" singer was shy when the topic of dating the Pittsburgh rapper came up. I’ve never had the relationship talk on a show before," she gushed.I need to be on a bike so I committed to it, stuck with it, had the idea of the bike thing the first time I heard Nicki's verse and she says the phrase "d-ck bicycle" and the idea was born," Grande said of the promotional clip and her Soul Cycle-themed MTV Video Music Awards performance.Watch Ellen grill Grande on the meaning of "d-ck bicycle" and more below.