Ariana Grande says she is 'not a piece of meat'

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande says she was left feeling "sick" and "objectified" after a fan made sexual comments about her while she was with her boyfriend Mac Miller.

The singer was so upset by the encounter she posted a lengthy message on Twitter detailing what happened.

She explained that the couple had gone to pick up food when a "young boy" followed them saying he was a big fan of Mac Miller.

"I thought all of this was cute and exciting," she says in the post, "until he said "ariana is sexy as hell man i see you, i see you hitting that!!!"

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The singer says she was "upset" by the comment especially as it was made in front of her.

"This may not seem like a big deal to some of you," she explains, "but I felt sick and objectified. I was also sitting right there when he said it."

She says she decided to speak out because she feels other women go through similar things.

"We need to talk about these moments openly because they are harmful and they live on inside of us as shame," she explained.

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Ariana Grande and Mac Miller have been a couple since the summer. She regularly posts pictures of them together.

She told her fans that "I am in a relationship with a man who treats me with love and respect" and "I am not a piece of meat."

There has been a lot of support for the singer since she spoke out about this but some have criticised her claims of objectification, saying she 'objectifies herself" in her music.

The singer responded saying this was not "an invitation to be disrespected."

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