After peacefully ending her two-year marriage with Dalton Gomez, Ariana Grande has found a new excitement in her love life.
In July, TMZ, Entertainment Tonight, and People reported that Ariana Grande had found love on the set of “Wicked”.
Ariana Grande has been preparing to play the role of Glinda in the Broadway musical show Wicked and has Ethan Slater as her co-star, playing the role of Boq, who supposedly has a giant crush on Glinda. Did their characters bring them together? How did her fans react to the quick finding of love?
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How did Ariana Grande and Ethan Slater meet?
Ariana Grande became a part of the Wicked cast in November 2021, but it wasn’t until early December 2022 that Slater’s role was officially announced. On the same day, Slater was cast, the director, Jon M Chu announced that they had officially begun filming.
Here is a timeline of Ariana Grande and Ethan Staler:
Grande and Slater attend Oscar party.
Later in March 2023, Ariana and Ethan were seen sitting together in an Instagram post where they attended their co-star, Michelle Yeoh’s Oscar party. They were seen sitting next to each other along with other co-actors.
Everything seemed normal and nothing was noted to be going on between Ethan and the singer.
Ariana celebrates her two year wedding anniversary with Dalton
In May, Grande shared a rare photo of her and her, now ex-husband, Dalton Gomez, celebrating their two years wedding anniversary.
After almost two months, in mid-July, a source confirmed with People that the couple had split and separated earlier in the year and were working on their friendship, quietly.
Ariana dating again soon after the split
Soon after the news of Ariana and Dalton’s split, People published an article that indicated her new relationship with Ethan Slater on July 20. It stated that their relationship was fairly new after Ariana’s split with Dalton in January and Ethan’s separation from his wife, Lilly Jay.
Slater filed for divorce with Lilly Jay
As the news of Grande and Slater’s relationship went public, Slater filed for a divorce from his wife with whom he welcomed their first child, a son in January. The reason for their divorce was not mentioned but Jay spoke out that she will be focusing on becoming “a good mom” to her and Slater’s son.
In September, one of the new couple’s friend spoke about how different their relationship is than what is portrayed in public. He said that they are trying to balance and handle their relationship in public. They are just trying to navigate their relationship in private. He also answered the questions of many people asking whether the couple started seeing each other before separating from their partners. He confirmed that the couple only started seeing each other after respectfully separating from their partners.
Ariana and Dalton filed for divorce
Finally, on 18th September, Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez filed for their divorce. A source said that both of them were taking their time to understand everything in detail and have been very caring and respectful of one another.
On-set ‘Wicked’ Romance
According to a source, Ariana Grande and Ethan Gomez’s relationship is fairly new. They have recently separated from their spouses and are taking time to process their own split. Regardless of the newness of their relationship, they are finding a lot of enjoyment in each other’s company and are having fun together.
Another source stressed the freshness of their relationship. They said that the couple started dating early during the production of the show Wicked but only after they had separated from their spouses. They did not see each other romantically while they were married to their exes.
Things have escalated for the couple as Ethan shares with his friends that he and Ariana are living together in New York full-time. They share many similarities and interests and are really happy with each other. All of Ariana’s friends love Ethan and say that they are really good for each other.