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Ariana Grande apologises to Kanye West for her 'insensitive' tweet


Ariana Grande has apologised to Kanye West for her 'insensitive' tweet after he slammed the singer for making 'a joke' out of his mental health.

In a slew of tweets, the 25-year-old American singer admitted she regretted her comments to Kanye, as she also told fans she 'hated the internet' and that they should 'stop weaponising mental health.'

This comes after Kanye furiously slammed Ariana for wading into his recent feud with Canadian superstar Drake, as a way to promote her new single Thank U, Next.

In the reply to Kanya, Ariana said: 'With all due respect, I don't need to use anyone to promote anything. period.

'I was making a comment about what men were doing at the time vs. women. It was a joke which i understand now was probably insensitive.

'I apologise if I was in any way triggering and hope u feel well today.'
In a later tweet she added that: 'for potentially triggering him? nah regardless of how I feel about a situation, I can also care about their mental health.'

She then added: 'Anyway I hate the internet so much. Sending love. but like bye.

'Last thing. stop weaponising mental health. everyone.'

The star's response came after Kanye furiously fired back at Ariana for weighing in on his feud with Drake.

The rapper, 41, who has been locked in an epic war of words with the Canadian on Twitter, took to his social media platform on Saturday to accuse the Thank U, Next songstress, of wading into the argument to promote her new single.
Kanye also blasted Grande for making 'a joke out of mental health' - claiming: 'No one would ever choose to end up in a mental hospital and diagnosed with a mental disorder but god chose me to publicly go through this journey.'

Retweeting Ariana's original post on the matter, Kanye wrote: 'I know Ariana said this to be cool and didn’t mean no harm but I don’t like even slightest level of slight commentary from someone I know loves and respects me.'

'People will no longer take mental health for a joke.'

'Drake verbally attacked Cudi when he was in the hospital and went at me after TMZ because I decided to release albums in June Is snowballed and he refused to meet with me but texted my mother in law and did sneak disses on peoples records that I consider family.'
'All of this foolishness weighed on my mental health so @ArianaGrande you know I got a love for you but until you’re ready to really make sure everyone’s ok don’t use me or this moment to promote a song.'

'No one would ever choose to end up in a mental hospital and diagnosed with a mental disorder but god chose me to publicly go through this journey and it is beautiful.'

'I am able to experience first hand how people who have mental health issues get written off by society. Don’t listen to him cause he’s crazy. He’s washed cause he’s crazy etc...'

'I don’t blame people for not knowing how to handle this that said we as a society will learn together.'

'It reminds me of when I said stop hip-hop homophobia It used to be ok for rappers to bash gay people just listen to certain rap records from the 90s and early 2000s.'

'It’s like when you see a tv show from the 60s and it’s super racist and sexist. We’re all growing together.'
'Drake and Trav both love Ye more than anyone and I love those guys back. We love everyone.'

'We love. We as a society are taking control of our consciousness and raising it together.'

Kanye continued to voice his opinion, as he stated: 'People try to ‘handle you when they think you have a mental problem.'

'I’ve been trying to do a serious interview speaking on mental health but it seems as though all members of the press are afraid to speak to someone who has been diagnosed but is still everyone’s favourite superhero.'

'People said my career was over after TMZ I need to show the world that we so-called crazy people will not be just written off.'

'You have to see and feel how happy I am and how strong my family is. We are even stronger because of this through the love and grace of god.'
I need to speak about how Chance demanding that we record in Chicago reconnected me with my roots and also my faith in Jesus Christ.'

'Man makes plans and god laughs. Perhaps we stop looking at my tweets as rants and start looking at them as therapy testimonials and some even ministry.'

'God has given me this voice for a reason.'

'I cannot be on meds and make watch the throne level or dark fantasy level music.'

'You don’t make runaway on medication Even alcohol is an addictive substance called spirits that actually block our earthly connection to our spirit when we drown ourselves in it.'

'I have no more handlers Only fear god. There was a handler with me at TMZ a so-called voice of reason that thanks to the lord no longer is in my circle. Keep squares out yo circle.'

This comes after Ariana was busy plugging her single Imagine with Miley Cyrus, which dropped the same night Kanye and Drake's feud began.

Ariana tweeted: 'guys, I know there are grown men arguing online rn but Miley and I dropping our beautiful, new songs tonight so if y'all could please jus behave for just like a few hours so the girls can shine that'd be so sick thank u'.
Miley then quoted Ariana's tweet and added two music references: 'Didn’t they hear the news ?! War IS over! Thank you, next!'

Thank U, Next is Ariana's chart-topping new breakup song, while Happy Xmas (War Is Over) is a 1972 single by John Lennon, Yoko Ono and the Harlem Community Choir.

Kanye spent much of the evening posting tweet after tweet about what he claimed were 'threats' made against him by Drake.

'So drake if anything happens to me or anyone from my family you are the first suspect So cut the tough talk,' wrote Kanye.

In an earlier tweet, addressed to no one in particular, Kanye claimed 'Drake called trying to threatened [sic] me.'

Another post read: 'Never threaten north saint and Chicago's dad bro'.

The Power rapper also took aim at Drake's legacy, writing, 'There would never be a drake without a Kanye west so never come out your mouth with a threat [sic]'.
In later tweets, the Gold Digger hitmaker again made claims about threats of violence, writing 'You threatened the safety of me and my family'.

He also cried foul financially, writing, 'You tried to hurt my pockets.'

The husband of reality TV star Kim Kardashian then posted a lengthy Bible verse from Revelations 2.

The barrage was sparked when Drake apparently reached out to Kanye's team asking for permission to use a sample from the West's song Say You Will.

It triggered a series of annoyed tweets from Kanye, who claimed among other things that he had been trying to meet with Drake for six months.

Kanye shared a text message from his friend Free along with a cryptic caption at around 1pm on Thursday.

The text read: 'Drake sent in a clearance request for Say What's Real. Do you wanna clear?'

Kanye added in the accompanying caption 'This proves s**t faker than wrestling.'

The husband of Kim Kardashian then went off on a Twitter rant which seemed to be referring to an ongoing feud with the star.
'Still, need that apology for mentioning the 350s and trying to take food out your idols kids mouths,' he stated, following with 'been trying to meet with you for 6 months bro You sneak dissing on trav records and texting Kris talking about how's the family.'

He then went on to remind Drake that he was in fact not the one who informed Pusha T about Drake's low-profile son, adding 'It's all love bro but don't play with me. You stay too close to be playing all these industry games, bro.'

Kanye even mentioned his recent mental struggles, and how apparently Drake was less than sensitive to his challenges.

'Sending purple emojis When I'm dealing with mental s**t I need my apologies now Not through scooter either Not through Travis [sic]' demanded the multi-platinum recording artist.

Things then got somewhat more abstract: 'this ain't about who could pay to have something done to somebody This man to man bro This been bothering me too long.'

After several other accusatory statements, Kanye reported back to fans an hour later stating that 'Drake finally called,' and 'mission accomplished.'
He no doubts added a bit of fuel to the fire with the final comment 'By the way... not cleared,' which he punctuated with a hilariously crying emoji.

For Drake's part, he was mostly silent during the tweet storm, though, upon hearing his request was denied, replied with five crying emojis via his Instagram story.
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