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Ariana Grande Posts 'Bittersweet' Thank-You Message After 'Hairspray Live'

Ariana Grande Posts 'Bittersweet' Thank-You Message After 'Hairspray Live'

Ariana Grande is overcome with emotions after last night’s premiere of Hairspray Live! on NBC!

The 23-year-old singer took to Instagram to share a black-and-white photo of herself dressed up as her character, Penny Pingleton, during the event as she watched the screen backstage – check it out below!

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“I don’t know where to start,” Ariana wrote. “crying so much today.”

“my heart is with hairspray,” she added. “my heart is in Baltimore with penny lou pingleton and seaweed and tracy and Mr. & Mrs. Turnblad the motormouth kids and the nicest kids. such a bittersweet feeling.”

In case you missed it, watch Ariana, Dove Cameron, and Maddie Baillio‘s Hairspray Live performance of “Mama I’m a Big Girl Now” here!

Click inside to read the rest of Ariana’s heartfelt message…

“i can’t put into words how grateful i am not only to have played one of my favorite roles in the world, or to have been lucky enough to sing the songs I grew up singing religiously in the car every day on the way to school, but to have been introduced to the most incredibly beautiful people i’ve ever met,” she wrote. “I feel so blessed and so happy and so sad. But mostly, so so grateful. ♡”

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