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Song Released: 2019


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    Mar 23rd, 3:44pm report


    Though the lyrics of Ghostin', fans have found the Mac Miller and Pete Davidson references.

    On Twitter, she said "feeling badly for the person you're with bc you love somebody else. feeling badly bc he can tell he can't compare.... and how I should be ghosting him," she tweeted when someone asked her what the song meant.

    I think it's because Miller's death hit her pretty hard. Maybe she still loved him, while she was dating Pete, and soon after he passed, they broke up.

    The line that says "I know it breaks your heart when I cry again, over him," is probably how because Pete and Ariana were together, it isn't fair that she still cries for Mac, even after they've broken up.

    In reality, both Pete and Ariana are really ordinary, broken people. Pete lost his father in the 9/11 attacks and Ariana was suffering from PTSD after the Manchester bombing. Ariana wrote this song, I guess, as kind of a tribute to their relationship, how it was never perfect.

    Then, when she says, "I know that it breaks your heart when I cry again, 'Stead of ghostin' him," is basically saying that instead of letting go of Mac Miller, who she dated for years, she still mourned over him.

    "Ghostin'" seems to be used more figuratively here, possibly saying that she knew it killed him that she let her past relationship haunt her current one.

    Pete probably also never really appreciated that she still mourned over her ex-boyfriend, like in the second verse, "Though I wish he were here instead/Don't want that living in your head/He just comes to visit me/When I'm dreaming every now and then."




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