Ariana Grande had an evil great feedback to objection she’s been getting in the previous couple of months. Since being cast in Jon M. Chu’s upcoming live-action movie adjustment of the Broadway music Wicked, the 29-year-old pop celebrity has actually been open regarding intending to commit her time to representing Glinda the Good Witch– something that’s disturbed some followers that’ve been waiting because 2020’s Positions for brand-new songs from her.
Some have actually also grumbled that Grande is no more a vocalist since she’s been firing the movies (while still concentrating on turning out items for her R.E.M. elegance business). But in a Friday (Jan 20) TikTok, the “Thank U, Next” artist confirmed that this absolutely isn’t the situation.
Swaddled in a beefy weaved, hooded sweatshirt– infant pink, Glinda’s trademark shade– Grande sang a lovely, a capella cover of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz with a tone as well as vibrato that Judy Garland herself would certainly have boasted of.
“Wanted to sing you a little something but don’t want to sing anything that is not ‘Ozian’ at the moment :)” she captioned the video clip. “Keeping to my little bubble for now … done with lots of love.”
The TikTok likewise consisted of message callouts pricing quote the “why aren’t you a singer anymore?” remark, to which she reacted by creating: “*is literally on set filming two musical movies all day every day*”
And if you’re asking yourself, there’s a factor she selected a hooded garment for the video clip. Though she’s currently openly debuted the blonde ‘do she got for Wicked, Grande wrote that she wanted to keep Glinda’ s hairdo hidden while recording the TikTok, fired in the center of preparing for her day on collection.
It’s been greater than a year because it was announced in November 2021 that Grande would certainly be playing Glinda contrary Cynthia Erivo’s Elphaba, also known as the Wicked Witch of the West, in the extremely expected Wicked adjustment. The complying with April, Chu exposed that they would certainly be breaking the job into two films, the initial of which is readied to show up in December 2024.
In May, Grande broke the news to followers that she was’ t dealing with a brand-new cd as well as really did not have strategies to anytime quickly, rather intending to concentrate her powers onWicked “That is going to have every piece of me, every minute, every ounce of my heart, my time, my soul, my everything that I can give it,” she stated at the time. “My hands are quite full with a lot of other ‘thrillifying’ work at the moment. I am spending all of my time with Glinda.”
See her brand-new TikTok listed below: