Everyone’s favorite paranormally plagued pop starlet Ariana Grande graces the cover of the February issue of Cosmopolitan and gives her fans some candid quotes on what it’s like to be the 20-year-old, Mariah Carey-worshipping former Nickelodeon star. She dished on everything from dealing with haters on Twitter (“They’re evil as hell!”) to her ideal Friday night (PJs and Harry Potter).
See what else she had to say, as well as photos from the shoot, below.
On dealing with haters: “Oh, they’re evil as hell! I don’t even block them anymore, because I feel like it’s giving them negativity in return. So I just let it happen and forgive them and move on. Those people are fighting their own battles.”
On her old soul and how youths should get off her lawn: “What excites younger people doesn’t excite me… I’m kind of a boring, normal girl who likes Harry Potter and to sit in her pajamas and sing. A lot of my friends are partiers, but I’ve never really clicked with that.”
On her career/lady goals: “I like Barbra Streisand, and when was the last time you saw Babs getting, like, turnt up? That’s kind of the road that I, as a lady, would like to go down.”
And the chaste, insanely wholesome tale of Grande’s first date with The Wanted’s Nathan Sykes: “We were going back to his hotel to watch a movie, and he had Ladurée macarons and sunflowers waiting—I love Parisian baked goods, and sunflowers are my favorite flower. He had taken the DVD player out of the bedroom and into the living room, because he said he didn’t want to take me into the bedroom on the first date.”
Stay gold, Ariana.
See the full interview over at Cosmo.