#RIPGrandpaGrande - Fans Support Ariana Grande As She Sadly Loses Her Grandad To Cancer

24 July 2014, 13:15

Ariana Grande and granddad

Ariana Grande posted an emotional tribute to her grandfather who died this week, as fans supported the singer.

Ariana Grande’s fans have rallied around the singer, who shared the sad news that her granddad had died after a battle with cancer on Twitter yesterday.

Ariana also revealed that her brother, Frankie, doesn’t know as he is still in the US Big Brother house. Ariana also recently had to cancel a trip to the UK after her granddad's health deteriorated. 

Ariana tweeted: 

we thank you so much for the continuous love

— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) July 23, 2014

Ariana also posted some touching snaps of her granddad from his younger years and with Ariana as a child, as her fans quickly got #RIPGrandpaGrande and #StayStrongAriana trending on Twitter worldwide.