Shawn did start off their relationship just as good friends back in 2008.
Though the couple went their separate ways in 2007, they quickly reconciled the very next year.
Following her split from Big Sean, a representative said: "They both deeply care for each other and remain close friends." Ariana later added: "I'm good at making the best out of something.
It also wasn't that hard for me, because we're friends.
"I saw a headline—draw your own conclusions [on the subjects] because it'll be so much drama that I don't want—they called someone another someone's ex, and that pissed me off."She continues, "This person has had so many great records in the last year, and she hasn't been dating him forever. In fact, when asked about her rumored, unofficially official boyfriend and backup dancer, Ricky Alvarez, she's curt: "We're happy. I have a healthy life right now, and I think that's all anyone cares to know.
The end."Victoria Monet—Grande's co-writer and close friend—did dish a bit more, revealing that "Moonlight" was influenced by him."That's what Ricky called her one night.