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Big Brother producers told Ariana Grande's brother Frankie that his grandfather passed away in a rare case of breaking the reality show's trademark "quarantine."

The whole house rallied around Frankie when he heard of the tragedy.

Ariana Grande, Frankie Grande

Frankie Grande's grandpa died on Tuesday, but Ariana Grande, his pop star sister, listened to his last wish and kept his passing secret from Frankie.

This request was with the hope that he would continue on the show and not let it affect him, but Wednesday, producers passed a note to Frankie.

After learning of the sad news, Frankie broke down in tears.

Some of the other house guests on the program were crying too as he revealed the news to them, in what was a very unusual moment for Big Brother.

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Ariana Grande's career is taking off in ways than no one could have predicted, but while the singer is enjoying phenomenal success in her professional life, she suffered a personal tragedy today that she's since shared with her millions of followers on Twitter.

Ariana Grande With Grandfather

Ariana's grandfather passed away this morning, and the grieving singer has since posted over a dozen of tweets about the loss, as she mourns and shares fond memories of her "favorite person."

"Thank you for your continuous love and light over the past few weeks," said Grande, addressing fans who offered prayers and condolences during Grandpa Grande's final days."

"We did lose my favorite person to ever exist yesterday, my grandpa. It only y'all knew how amazing he was. My heart hurts so much."

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In the wake of Nickelodeon canceling Sam & Cat after its first and only season, star Ariana Grande has spoken out in a heartfelt note to her fans.

Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy Picture

Grande, 21, and Jennette McCurdy, 22, came together to star on what was a consensus hit for the network, but was surprisingly derailed by scandals.

Between the racy Jennette McCurdy photos that leaked, salary disputes and rumors of discord between the two leads, gossip took over the internet.

Perhaps it was just too much for Nickelodeon to take.

Ariana didn't go there in her message to the show's supporters, which isn't surprising. Instead, she focused on the positive and the heartfelt:

“So the news is out about Sam & Cat. I felt it wasn’t my place to make any sort of announcement so I kept quiet until now."

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Nickelodeon has given the unexpected axe to Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande.

The network announced yesterday that Sam & Cat will airs it "series finale" in a few weeks, canceling the popular sitcom after just one season.

It offered little in the way of explanation for the move, simply saying in a statement that "we are very proud of the show and its very talented cast and we wish them all the best."

Sam & Cat Photo

That cast is fronted by a pair of young, controversial stars.

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Ariana Grande dressed as a sexy space vixen on Twitter to tease the release of her new single "Break Free" last week.

Now the rising pop star is keeping the galactic theme going with a Star Wars-themed lyric video for her forthcoming hit. 

Ariana recently debuted the newest track from her upcoming album, My Everything, and the spacey lyric video she posted to YouTube is sure to appeal to fans who are already counting down the days until the Episode VII release date.

The clip kicks off with the iconic quote, "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away." The lyrics then zoom through space in a font and angle that's sure to be familiar to George Lucas devotees.

Sadly, while Ariana dropped F-bombs aplenty during a recent MTV appearance, her new song is entirely profanity-free.

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During a live performance on MTV last week, Ariana Grande cursed up a storm.

In a very sweet Instagram photo posted Monday morning, however, the only thing coming out of the young singer's mouth was her tongue... and it headed straight into the waiting mouth of boyfriend Jai Brooks!

The artist shared this smooch-filled shot with the Janoskians prankster today and then watched as  it received nearly 1 million Likes in under 12 hours.

Ariana Grande Kisses Jai Brooks

The couple has been very open with its relationship over the past few weeks, with Brooks wishing "the most beautiful girl in the world" a very happy birthday toward the end of June.

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KABOOM!

No, that isn't the sound of July 4 fireworks arriving a day early. It's the sound Ariana Grande made Wednesday while performing live on MTV.

During a round of Hip-Hop Mix-Up on a special titled “Total Ariana Live,” Grande sang A$AP Rocky‘s “F-ckin’ Problems” in Broadway style... that also incorporated F Bomb after F Bomb.

The artist asked producers to bleep her out, but the censors couldn't keep up, leading to a curse-laden performance captured below on camera:

OOPS! Perhaps this selfie-obsessed singer should stick to taking self-portraits.

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Ariana Grande turned 21 yesterday, and her adoring boyfriend Jai Brooks is making sure the world knows how special she is - and that he landed her!

Jai Tweeted: "happy birthday to the most beautiful girl in the world, you are 21!!! you're my world I really love you. here's to so many more memories!!"

Jai Brooks, Ariana Grande

Talk about cute and heartfelt. And public! The adorable duo has seemed happier than ever after getting back together last month. This proves it.

“Ariana and Jai are great,” a source said of Grande and Jai Brooks, 19.

"They spend as much time together as possible and are really happy.”

Even though Ariana can legally drink, we don't she and Jai won’t be partying too hard, considering he's underage still, and they are very low key overall.

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Get ready, millennials: the video countdown that had you squealing your way through puberty is back on MTV! But sadly, it's only for one day.

Ariana Grande and MTV are reviving the Total request Live (aka, TRL) format for one day only on July 2.

Ariana will debut her new single "Break Free" during the first and only broadcast of Total Ariana Live.

Naturally, Ariana will perform "Problem," as well, and will likely be joined by iggy Azalea.

"Only one artist has the power to turn the lights back on at 1515 Broadway in the iconic TRL studios, and that's Ariana Grande," says a rep from Grande's record label. "The transformation to Total Ariana Live represents her unique star power."

For her part Ariana reflected nostalgically on the original show and teased fans with the prospect of some unexpected moments:

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Ariana Grande's "Problem" shattered expectations by becoming the first big song for the summer of 2014 and she's already planning her follow-up smash:

Ariana Grande: "Break Free" Photo

That's Ariana on the set of the music video for "Break Free," the second single to be released ahead of her forthcoming sophomore studio album.

Within a week of its release, "Problem" was breaking sales records becoming one of the most popular major label debuts for a female artist ever.

Needless to say, expectations are high for "Break Free." If Ariana's sexy space vixen attire is any indication, we're sure fans won't disappointed.

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