“Ariana’s been instructed it’s too quickly to go public with him and to take issues slower,” an insider completely instructed Us Weekly of Grande, 30. “She’s very conscious of how she’s perceived by her followers, and he or she’s attempting to be mature. [But] if it have been as much as her, she’d be seen with him tomorrow.”
Grande and her husband, Dalton Gomez, cut up in January after nearly two years of marriage. Final month, a supply instructed Us that Slater, 31, and spouse Lilly Jay were already separated when he started relationship Grande.
Whereas some sources insist that there was no overlap between the relationships, the primary insider tells Us that Grande and Slater’s inside circles suggested them to “be respectful” as a result of there’s a household concerned. Slater and Jay, 31, welcomed a son in August 2022.
“Issues are heating up behind the scenes,” the insider says. “Publicly, they’re backing off, however [in reality], they’re not.”
Us confirmed final month that Slater filed for divorce from Jay on July 26. The rationale for the duo’s cut up was not listed on the paperwork.
At some point later, Jay slammed Grande, calling her “not a woman’s lady” in an interview with Page Six. “[Ariana’s] the story actually,” Jay mentioned on July 27. “My household is simply collateral injury. “The story is her and Dalton.”
Grande and Gomez, 27, tied the knot in Could 2021 after simply over one year of dating. Final month, an insider instructed Us that Gomez continues to be holding on to the possibility of a reconciliation.
“Though Dalton is aware of Ariana has moved on with Ethan, he nonetheless hasn’t given up hope that they will make issues work,” the supply defined. “On one hand, Dalton needs to present Ariana her house, however on the opposite, he’s been attempting to stay in touch along with her.”
The insider added that Gomez is “nonetheless coming to phrases” with the breakup. “What they’d was the actual deal,” the supply instructed Us. “His mates have been attempting to set him up with individuals and though he’s been relationship, he’s nonetheless holding out hope that he and Ariana will get again collectively.”
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