The end."Victoria Monet—Grande's co-writer and close friend—did dish a bit more, revealing that "Moonlight" was influenced by him."That's what Ricky called her one night.
The 22-year-old singer opened up in an interview with Billboard and discussed what she learned about dating in the public eye, especially as a pop star.When asked about her 8-month relationship with her rapper ex-boyfriend, she explains that the split was easy. Don't get me started on this s--t."As if it isn't already obvious enough, gender equality is something Grande is incredibly passionate about, and she refuses to be diminished against the men in her industry."If you're going to rave about how sexy a male artist looks with his shirt off, and a woman decides to get in her panties or show her boobies for a photo shoot, she needs to be treated with the same awe and admiration," Grande explains.Rather, it was the tabloid coverage overshadowing her work and talent that made things more difficult. "I will say it until I'm an old-ass lady with my tits out at Whole Foods."He waited to kiss her for a long time, and she was really impressed.He's such a gentleman, and the song is a great little bookmark of the start of their relationship."Read her entire Billboard profile here.