Things seem to be getting pretty serious between Ariana Grande and Ricky Alvarez as the lovebirds were spotted giving each other PDA at an exclusive VMAs after party.
Ariana Grande and Ricky Alvarez attended the Republic Records VMAs after party and sources say the couple was having a serious PDA-filled night. “Ricky was all over Ariana Grande throughout the night in the VIP area,” an insider told a reporter of Hollywood Life. Alvarez and Grande showered each other with attention and even shared a few kisses, the source added.
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Ariana Grande has been dating Ricky Alavarez, her backup dancer and friend, for a few months. Ariana Grande’s relationship with Alvarez gained worldwide attention when hidden cameras recorded the singer licking donuts and kissing Alvarez at Wolfee Donuts in Lake Elsinore in July.
After videos of the infamous incident involving her and her beau were posted online, it was evident that Ariana Grande and her backup dancer had undeniable chemistry together. After the doughnut-licking fiasco, the two became closer and decided to take their long-time friendship to the next level.
“Ariana Grande and Ricky Alvarez have gotten pretty close and they are officially a couple. They are keeping their relationship on the down low and are trying to be as private as they can,” a source once told E!News.
Ricky Alvarez has been the singer’s friend and backup dancer for a long time now. The source revealed that Ariana Grande is very happy with her relationship with Alvarez. “Ricky really cares about her,” the insider shared.
Ariana Grande’s relationship with her new boyfriend first hit the stands when she kissed him at the NYC Pride Parade Concert in June. The romantic relationship between the couple started getting serious after their doughnut-licking video was leaked online in August.
So how serious is Grande’s relationship with Alvarez? Sources say that the couple isn’t “super serious,” but their relationship is exclusive. According to a source that talked to a reporter of Hollywood Life, Grande’s relationship with Alvarez is very new and they are comfortable around each other. The singer also shares common interests with Ricky, the source added.
Ariana Grande was dating Big Sean before she moved on to start a relationship with Ricky Alvarez. Grande and Big Sean called it quits after months of dating. Citing their extremely tight schedules as the reason for the August 2014 split, the two stars have remained close to each other as friends.
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