Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Siblings Ariana and Frankie Grande are devastated following the death of their beloved grandfather Frank.
When Mr. Grande died on Tuesday, Ariana immediately took to Twitter to express her sorrow and thank friends and family for support, saying, “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 “Problem” singer also posted a series of throwback photos of herself and her grandfather.
It was different for Frankie, however, as he was away competing at Big Brother’s house, only learning about the news on Wednesday, when the producers handed him a letter from his family.
According to netizens watching the show’s live stream, Frankie broke down in tears when he read the letter and then shared the news with his house mates.
Frankie, despite hearsay that he will leave the show due to his grandfather’s death, is staying. According to their mom Joan, though it will be up to Frankie if he will leave or not, Mr. Grande wanted his grandchild to stay.
Ariana, for her part, was all out in her support for her brother, writing on Twitter, “watching @frankiejgrande talk abt grandps after reading our letter on the live feed. sobbing / laughing hysterically. love u frankie so much.”