As the holiday season gets underway, Ariana Grande and Ethan Slater are feeling more comfortable having public date nights. Grande and Slater went to see Gutenberg! musical On Sunday, star Andrew Rannells shared a photo of Slater and Grande with him and co-star Josh Gad backstage.
“We had so much fun at Schlemmer’s yesterday!” Rannells wrote. “Ethan Slater and Michael Urie of Spamalot! Two great people to dream about. Plus Ariana Grande! It was a perfect Sunday. Go check out Spamalot! “
Grande shared a photo on her Instagram Story showing off her signing event. He wrote, “Best time ever!”
Grande was also seen attending Slater’s performance on Saturday night spamlot, Paparazzi captured Grande and Slater leaving the theater together after the show. Grande wore a black puffer coat with white heels. Her blonde hair was in a high ponytail. The footage also surfaced she is watching the show First in the theatre.
A source spoke entertainment tonight on October 13 about Grande and Slater’s dynamics. Slater is in the process of divorcing his estranged wife Lily J, while Grande’s divorce from Dalton Gomez was finalized last month. Slater and Grande were friends and Wicked The former co-stars later started dating each other.
The source said that Slater and Grande are “on the same page (and) still very excited about their relationship” amid their divorce. “Ariana thinks Ethan is ridiculously talented, she likes that they can connect with each other and that he challenges her; Artistically speaking. Ethan wants the best for Ariana and himself as a couple. They support each other and lift each other up.”
The source explained that Slater is “invested in developing his relationship with Ariana and her family,” as well as being “a hands-on father” to his son with Jay. “Ariana’s family is obviously protective of her, but as long as she’s happy and treated well, they will continue to support their relationship.”
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