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Fans reacted to the recent death of Ariana Grande’s grandfather, trending #RIPGrandpaGrande on Twitter in honor of the star’s beloved family.
The Sam and Cat star’s close relationship with her grandpa was no secret to fans, due to the many social media posts of Grandpa Grande. While many fans were aware that he had been battling cancer for quite some time, hearts broke at the news of him passing away two days ago, July 22.
The star turned to Twitter to announce the sad news, as we previously reported, by tweeting several posts to express her grief and honor Grandpa Grande in a positive light.
Fans quickly reacted to the star’s broken heart, circulating the hashtag #RIPGrandpaGrande around the social media world and managing to get a worldwide trend soon after the tragic announcement. Fans, friends, and family are honoring the star’s grandfather in any way they can – crating collages of pictures, making videos featuring Grandpa Grande, and tweeting Grande and her family their prayers.
To offer our condolences to the celebrity, here are the top tweets remembering Grandpa Grande.
On remembering Grandpa Grande:
#RIPGrandpaGrande truly a wonderful man and will be sadly missed. Thoughts and prayers are with the Grande family at this hard time.
— ~ AimeeRuthLouise ~ (@AimeeRuthLouise) July 24, 2014
My everything comes out next month imagine grandpa grande smiling from heaven if we got my everything to number #1 #RIPGrandpaGrande
— ♡StayStrongAriana♡ (@ArianaLABoys) July 24, 2014
On being there for Ariana:
Send Ariana every piece of love you have in you. Even if your not a Arianator. Ariana needs us all right now please guys.
— Ariana Grande News (@ArianaUpdates13) July 23, 2014
My thoughts & condolences go out to the Grande family. I met Ariana's Grandpa several times. He was always kind & classy. #RIPGrandpaGrande
— Jennette McCurdy (@jennettemccurdy) July 23, 2014
my prayers are with Grande family. I want to give ariana a big hug but I can't so I have to be strong for her. #RIPGrandpaGrande
— STAY STRONG ARI (@jbiebreaker) July 24, 2014
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