Ariana Grande Say Breakup With Big Sean ‘Wasn’t That Hard’

Big Sean Talks Ariana Grande Split
"No mistakes in life, only lessons," he says.

Breakups are hard, but Ariana Grande says she didn’t have a hard time moving on from Big Sean.

The singer, who broke things off with the rapper in April after eight months of dating, tells V magazine that she didn’t have difficulties filming Scream Queens amid the high-profile split. Speaking with showrunner Ryan Murphy, Grande, 22, explains that she had no problems shooting the TV series and working on her new album because she was already over the breakup before either projects began.

“You know, people found out quite a while after it actually happened. By the time I was writing the new album, I had kind of moved on,” she says. “It’s not going to be captured on the album too much. I’m in a happy place. There aren’t any breakup anthems because I had moved on. I was like, alright. Well, fuck it.”

“I’m good at making the best out of something,” she continues about life after the split. “It also wasn’t that hard for me, because we were friends. So it’s chill.”

Though Grande, who is now dating backup dancer Ricky Alvarez, didn’t have a tough time getting over Big Sean, she admits she still doesn’t have any good advice when it comes to handling failed relationships.

“I have no breakup advice,” she quips. “I’m not going to pretend I have great breakup advice. It’s hard. Good luck. You’ll be fine. You don’t need anyone. It’s nice to have someone that makes you happy, but it’s nice to be happy on your own as well. You don’t need to depend on another person for your happiness. That person can contribute to your happiness, but you’re two whole beings on your own. You can make each other glow, like you just ran through one of those rainbow stars in Mario Brothers, but you’re still completely capable, sufficient, and beautiful, and can be happy on your own.”