Ariana Grande is on a roll it seems as we’ve seen her name in headlines everyday this week for some reason or the other.
First, after headlining a slamming halftime show for the NBA All-Star Game this Sunday, the diva followed up with the premiere of the music video longtime fan favorite song ‘One Last Time,’ found aboard her #1 ‘My Everything’ album.
Later winning over new fans after the televised Stevie Wonder Grammy tribute saw her lend a stunning rendition of “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” alongside Babyface, the night brought with it news that there is at least one group of people who definitely don’t fancy themselves #Arianators after the diva’s killer week – Aussie band Safia.
For, the indie group has caused quite the stir among the fan group after accusing their leader’s ‘One Last Time’ video of directly copying their ‘You Are the One’ visual – sparking quite the debate among fans. Did you miss any of the action? See it all below:
Safia took to Facebook to say:
As the story gained traction on Twitter, Grande’s video director – Max Landis – and fans took to her defense:
After a few unceremonious slams (including death threats), the group took to Facebook this evening to offer a retraction:
Safia’s retraction came, in part, after Ariana fans slammed them for allegedly stealing another group’s video. Landis joined in:
The group Injured Ninja chimed in: