Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande overcome their trauma in girl-powered ‘Rain on Me’ video


Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga embrace within the closing scene of their “Rain on Me” music video. (Photo: YouTube)

Gaga revealed that she initially pushed Grande away as a result of she was apprehensive that she can be a nasty affect on her youthful peer — who was dealing with the trauma from the 2017 bombing at her Manchester live performance and the 2018 overdose dying of her ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller.

Gaga mentioned the “true partnership” she and Grande solid whereas recording “Rain on Me” and taking pictures its music video was essential to her personal therapeutic course of. “She was so open to trying things that she hasn’t done before. She was, ‘I’m going to just trust you.’ … [I did] not necessarily [have] a female artist that mentored me as I came up, and being able to be with her and hold her and be like, ‘Anything that you feel chains you, any pop-cultural construct that you feel you have to live up to, I’d like you to please forget about it and be yourself.’ That woman has been through some really tough, really hard life-testing stuff, undoubtedly, and her ability to move on. … It was the joy of two artists going, ‘I see you.'”

Celebrating the Thursday night launch of the “Rain on Me” monitor and the Friday morning premiere of the video, Gaga and Grande took to social media to have a good time one another.

“One time I felt like I was crying so much it would never stop. Instead of fighting it, I thought bring it on, I can do hard things. @arianagrande I love you for your strength and friendship. Let’s show them what we’ve got,” Gaga posted.

“one time ….. i met a woman who knew pain the same way i did… who cried as much as i did, drank as much wine as i did, ate as much pasta as i did and who’s heart was bigger than her whole body. she immediately felt like a sister to me,” Grande tweeted. “She then held my hand and invited me into the beautiful world of chromatica and together, we got to express how beautiful and healing it feels to mothaf***innnn cry ! i hope this makes u all feel as uplifted as it does for us both. i love u @ladygaga, u stunning superwoman !”