Jessie J defends Ariana Grande

Jessie J has defended Ariana Grande, claiming she is not the diva she’s made out to be.

The singer, who collaborated with Grande for the number one hit ‘Bang Bang’, revealing that she has been the focus of similar rumours.

“I always say, judge a person when you meet them,” she told Us Weekly.

“I’ve met Ariana, and there’s a very thin line between ‘diva’ and ‘survival’. And a lot of people can’t [differentiate that] – and I’ve had that

“I’ve had the diva stuff. And it’s when people can’t cope with how passionate you are, and how much you care.”

She added: “She’s super talented, she’s very young, and she’s very sure of what she wants. I think she’s wonderful. She’s great.”

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