Ariana Grande really didn’t endear herself to the Australian people it seems, as her diva antics caused huge hassle for the press over there on a promotional tour this weekend.
Approved media were invited to a press event in Sydney yesterday to interview and photograph the star. Before entering, journalists were given a list of topics that were off-limits for Ariana. Some things, like the recent death of Ariana’s grandfather, were understandably delicate issues, but others seemed plain bizarre. No questions about Justin Bieber… or Mariah Carey?!
Photographers were given equally strict rules to follow – under no circumstances could Ariana be shot from the right side of her face, and natural light was a big no-no. The singer also stopped to check how each photo looked on the photographer's camera. Here’s one of the photos that was taken:
If only we could give those kind of orders when the camera appeared on a night out!
As it happened, the Ariana Instruction Manual wasn’t even needed because the star stayed at the event for all of five minutes before deciding she was unhappy with how things were going.
She reportedly told her minders that she didn't like how her top looked in the pictures, before disappearing for the rest of the day.
However Ariana sounded totally smitten with Australia in this tweet earlier today: