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16 September 2019, 11:54 | Updated: 17 September 2019, 09:44
Fans have been posting snaps of them bumping into Ariana Grande all over the UK, from Birmingham to Glasgow whilst she's touring over here.
Ariana Grande may have cancelled the remaining meet and greets of her Sweetener tour, but fans have been bumping into the star whilst she's in the UK, most recently on the streets of Glasgow and outside Boots near Birmingham, where she chatted and posed for photos with two lucky teens.
Fans reported she was spotted in a pub in Glasgow, and fans posted snaps and videos of them posing with the star who was laughing and joking with them, just days after she tweeted she'd rather see her fans for free on the street than then pay for pricey meet and greets.
Sisters Ruby and Izzy Spencer told BirminghamLive: "She approached us when she knew we recognised her. She had a chat with everybody and initiated giving everybody who was there a hug."
"Everyone then left her to continue shopping but when she came outside she said we could have a photo with her."She was lovely, really down to earth and chatty."
"We said we were going to see her tonight (Saturday) and she said she hoped we enjoyed it."
Fans local to the area rushed to Twitter to voice their disbelief their favourite singer was strolling around the shops so close to them, with one writing:
"There’s been a spotting of Ariana grande in Tamworth’s Ventura and I wasn’t there for it, actually gutted spend my life shopping in boots and I wasn’t there when she was."
There’s been a spotting of Ariana grande in Tamworth’s Ventura and I wasn’t there for it, actually gutted spend my life shopping in boots and I wasn’t there when she was— beef👸🏼 (@b_bethx) September 13, 2019
As if Ariana was casually wandering round boots in Tamworth today, we -— becca (@blooodlineagb) September 13, 2019
How was ariana grande roaming around boots in Tamworth😭😭😭— amina🧸 (@aminajahangirr) September 13, 2019
She also explained further her decision to cancel the meet and greets, telling fans she'd actually rather bump into them at the shops than to disappoint them during what she admits is a very expensive ticket.
The 26-year-old wrote: "TBH it made me v anxious. A. my anxiety had worsened and it was noticeable. I only want to give you the best version of myself. B. i wasn't allowed to spend as much as time as I wanted with everyone and it's so expensive and I felt badly. would rather bump into you shopping for free."
Ari also stepped in to help out a fan who found themselves trapped outside the arena with fake tickets to her show, tweeting them and helping them to get inside, writing:
"wait what do you mean they weren't real? i'm so sorry this happened and so happy I saw this! let me get u in. DMs."
Ariana Grande helps a fan get into her Sweetener World Tour in Birmingham, England tonight after they were given fake tickets. 💙 pic.twitter.com/kRVu4Hj2Um— The Pop Hub (@ThePopHub) September 14, 2019