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Pop star Ariana Grande's grandfather has died

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Ariana Grande has lost her "favorite person to ever exist"

Our thoughts are with Ariana Grande and her family during this sad time, as the "Problem" hit maker's grandfather has died.

Grande took to Twitter to share her sad news with fans, informing them that her beloved grandpa has died following an ongoing battle with his health.

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"thank you for your continuous love & light over the past few weeks... we did lose my favorite person to ever exist yesterday, my grandpa," the singer wrote on Twitter on Wednesday.

"if only y'all knew how amazing he was.. my heart hurts so much. It's beyond broken but I got to hold his hand and watch him find his peace."

"this is the hardest thing imaginable but I'm so grateful that I got to spend this time with him & my family. taking care of him & loving him."

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The brunette beauty also revealed to fans that her grandpa did not want her brother, Frankie James Grande, who is currently taking part in Big Brother, to be pulled from the show.

"asked grandps last week if he wanted us to pull frankie off bb & he said ''no way! he's gotta play the game even tho i don't understand it," she tweeted.

The star also shared a very touching picture of herself and her grandpa with the caption, "I love you."

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Our thoughts are with the star and her family during this sad time.

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