By Deirdre Durcan-Symonds and Stephen M. Lepore for DailyMail.com
00:37 17 November 2023, updated 01:45 17 November 2023
Ariana Grande showed her unwavering support for her new boyfriend Ethan Slater as she arrived at the opening night of his musical, Spamalot, on Thursday evening amid their controversial romance.
While both of the Wicked movie co-stars faced infidelity allegations against their former spouses after moving in together, their marriages ended less than two months apart, the singer, 30, was on hand to see her boyfriend on stage Appeared in high spirits while getting ready. The Broadway revival was adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
For the occasion, she was seen in a luxurious velvet dress, which she styled with a pair of semi-sheer opera gloves, a leather clutch bag and dangling pearl earrings.
Her glamorous makeup look included bright red lipstick, several layers of mascara to draw attention to her beautiful brown eyes, and blush on her cheeks.
The two-time Grammy winner wore her blonde hair in a sleek ponytail, reminiscent of her trademark half-up, half-down hairstyle that she made famous when she launched her music career in 2014.
The Bang Band singer’s partner, who starred as the lead character in the SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway musical in 2017, will portray both Prince Herbert and the Historian in their latest production.
For his big night, he looked dapper in a black suit, coordinating tie and a white dress shirt.
The 31-year-old father and Grande arrived at the event separately and were not photographed together on the red carpet before the show.
The Tony Award-winning musical is currently running at the St. James Theatre.
As Grande walked toward the theater, fans surrounded her after getting out of her car and demanded photos.
It was first reported in July that Ariana and Ethan were dating, amid Ariana’s divorce from Dalton Gomez, 28, and wife Lily, 29, which was finalized on October 6.
Earlier this month, it was reported that Grande and Slater have taken their relationship to the next level, with the Dangerous Woman singer now living in New York City with her Wicked co-star as she performs at Spamalot.
The pair met in December 2022 on the UK set of the film adaptation of the smash-hit Broadway musical Wicked, in which Ariana played Glinda – the good witch – and Ethan played munchkin Bok.
Both couples announced they had split within days of each other in July, with Ariana announcing her split from Dalton just three days before confirming her new relationship with Ethan, who then married Lily. Filed for divorce.
I have cited irreconcilable differences and sought joint custody of their infant son.
Lily has since slammed Ariana in a series of outrageous interviews, stressing to Page Six she’s ‘not a girl’s girl’ and also sternly saying ‘my family is just incidental damage to her.’
Speaking exclusively to DailyMail.com, the Broadway star’s estranged wife said she is determined to move on with her life as a single mother, without her ex-husband.
“I’m focused on rebuilding life for my son,” she said. ‘That’s what I’m trying to do and that’s my only focus.’
Lily’s confession comes as sources close to Ariana and Ethan claimed the singer had ‘hanged out’ with Lily and her newborn baby multiple times before her romance with her co-star was revealed – and She even told people around her how much she “wanted” to have a baby one day after hooking up with Lily and Ethan.
An insider close to Lily and Ethan alleged to DailyMail.com that Ariana and Ethan’s relationship has taken a toll on the new mom — who spent time with the singer on multiple occasions while visiting her husband on set in London .
“Lily hung out with Ethan and Ariana several times,” the insider claimed. ‘Ariana met their child and even held him in her arms.
‘They had dinner together in London – and Ariana told Lily she wanted to have a baby one day and she couldn’t wait to start a family.’
According to the source, Lily and her son traveled to London to meet Ethan on the set of Wicked this April, just eight months after the baby’s birth.
The insider claimed that after that meeting Lily found out her husband was having an affair with Ariana – but she and Ethan decided to try and ‘put it behind them and work on their marriage’, but after In 2010 it was revealed that he had continued his romance with the singer.
“There was a time when they were all trying to work on their marriages and put the whole thing behind them,” the source said.
‘She thought they were happy. But that didn’t happen (because Ariana and Ethan continued the affair despite this).
The insider said that Ethan blindsided his wife by filing for divorce, and insisted that the decision to officially end the marriage was solely made by the actor.
Ethan and Lily — who was his high-school girlfriend — married in 2018 before welcoming a baby in August 2022.
He opened up about his would-be ex-wife three months later in November on their fourth wedding anniversary, Ariana liked in a since-deleted post.