Ariana Grande has apologised to Kanye West for her ‘insensitive’ tweet, after he slammed the singer for making ‘a joke’ out of his mental health.
In a slew of tweets the 25-year-old American singer admitted she regretted her comments to Kanye, as she also told fans she ‘hated the internet’ and that they should ‘stop weaponising mental health.’
This comes after Kanye furiously slammed Ariana for wading into his recent feud with Canadian superstar Drake, as a way to promote her new single Thank U, Next.
In the reply to Kanye, Ariana said: ‘With all due respect, I don’t need to use anyone to promote anything. period.
‘I was making a comment about what men were doing at the time vs. women. It was a joke which i understand now was probably insensitive.
‘I apologise if I was in any way triggering and hope u feel well today.’
In a later tweet she added that: ‘for potentially triggering him? nah regardless of how I feel about a situation, I can also care about their mental health.’
She then added: ‘Anyway I hate the internet so much. Sending love. but like bye.
‘Last thing. stop weaponising mental health. everyone.’
Retweeting Ariana’s original post on the matter, Kanye wrote: ‘I know Ariana said this to be cool and didn’t mean no harm but I don’t like even slightest level of slight commentary from someone I know loves and respects me.’
‘People will no longer take mental health for a joke.’
‘Drake verbally attacked Cudi when he was in the hospital and went at me after TMZ because I decided to release albums in June Is snowballed and he refused to meet with me but texted my mother in law and did sneak disses on peoples records that I consider family.’
‘All of this foolishness weighed on my mental health so @ArianaGrande you know I got love for you but until you’re ready to really make sure everyone’s ok don’t use me or this moment to promote a song.’
‘No one would ever choose to end up in a mental hospital and diagnosed with a mental disorder but god chose me to publicly go through this journey and it is beautiful.’