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Fans Mock Ariana Grande After She Was Shown On NHL Jumbo Screen

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By Kelly Coffey-Behrens on June 16, 2024 at 12:00 PM EDT

Ariana Grande, 30, recently attended a Stanley Cup game to watch the Florida Panthers take on the Edmonton Oilers. The pop icon was spotted cheering on the Panthers at Games 1 and 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at Amerant Bank Arena.

As she was in the stands cheering on the Florida Panthers, the jumbo screen caught Ariana Grande sipping on a drink, but her reaction "killed" fans.

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Ariana Grande Caught On Jumbo Screen

Last week, the "thank you, next" artist, who grew up in nearby Boca Raton, cheered on the Florida Panthers in Games 1 and 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals. She went all out, sporting Panthers gear and cheering for her team every time they made a good save or scored a goal.

She was not afraid to show her excitement for the team until she was caught on the jumbo screen.

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Watch The Hilarious Video

A video of Ariana Grande on the jumbo screen at the Stanley Cup Finals game is going viral, and fans find her reaction hilarious.

"Her pretending she's not on the jumbo screen is KILLING me," a social media user wrote alongside a video of the pop star sipping on wine and not making eye contact with the cameras.

"More like 'If I ignore it, it will go away,'" another social media user responded. "Thank you, next," another wrote.

"Ariana being Ariana," another fan expressed as one user commented, "Real cat activities."

Meanwhile, one Instagram user accused her of "not knowing what was going on." "I'll bet they have no idea what the hell is even going on in a hockey game. Bet you they're there just to be there, not even to enjoy the game or the sport as a whole," they said.

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For the record, Ariana has always been a Panthers fan, even riding the Zamboni at a young age.

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Ariana Grande Has Always Been A Florida Panthers Fan

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In 1998, a 5-year-old Ariana Grande attended the Florida Panthers' first game at their new arena, which was previously called the Bank Atlantic Center. According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, she was struck in the left wrist by a puck shot by an unnamed Tampa Bay Lightning player.

Her mother told the Sentinel that her daughter had also been hit by a puck in the right wrist during a game the previous year.

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Ariana Grande Breaks Silence On 'Quiet On Set'

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As previously reported by The Blast, numerous former Nickelodeon cast and crew members have come forward with allegations of misconduct against the network, Dan Schneider and Brian Peck, including in the new docuseries, "Quiet On Set: The Dark Side Of Kids TV."

Months after its release, Ariana Grande finally spoke on the allegations and accusations made and what her experience was like working with Nickelodeon.

"Obviously, my relationship to it has, and is currently, changing, and I'm reprocessing a lot of what the experience was like," she said on Penn Badgley's "Podcrushed" podcast. "I think that the environment needs to be made safer if kids are going to be acting. I think there should be therapists. I think [parents should be] allowed to be wherever they want to be."

"And I think, not only on kids sets, I think if anyone wants to do this or music or anything at the level of exposure that it means to be on TV or to do music with a major label or whatever, there should be in the contract something about 'Therapy is mandatory twice a week.'" she continued.

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The 'Environment Needs To Be A Lot Safer'

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As previously reported by The Blast, Drake Bell was among those who spoke out in the docuseries, revealing that Brian Peck, a dialogue coach at Nickelodeon who worked with Bell, sexually abused him for years.

"A lot of people don't have the support that they need to get through performing at that level at such a young age, but also dealing with some of the things that the survivors who have come forward, there's not a word for how devastating that is to hear about," Ariana said after hearing Drake's story. "So I think the environment just needs to be made a lot safer."

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