Ariana Grande And Ethan SlaterTheir whirlwind romance is moving fast and the new couple is proving that family is important when it comes to their budding relationship, a source exclusively says Us Weekly.
“Ethan and Ariana’s relationship is going very well and they’re both very involved in each other’s lives,” the insider says, “Ethan has met her family. She’s met his family.
The “Dangerous Woman” singer, 30, believes it’s “important for anyone she dates to meet her family,” the source notes, adding that both Grande and Slater, 31, make it a “top priority” to be “very family-driven and loved It’s about each other.”
After their introduction, the insider says, “She gave to Ariana’s whole family [Ethan] Seal of approval.”
the Scream queen The alum’s inner circle “adores him and thinks he’s the one for her,” the source says. we. In fact, Grande’s family believes Slater is “balanced, motivated, professional, very respectful of her boundaries, and her craft,” according to an insider.
the evil The source explains that the stars — who are set to play Glinda and Boq, respectively, in the two-part film event — have “a lot in common, especially their theatrical side,” which has only added to their off-camera chemistry and connection. . “They’re a little goofy and… [both] Theater geeks at heart. She likes that about him. “It’s mutual,” the insider says. we. “Their relationship is thriving. It’s easy without any drama.
The source adds that Grande and Slater “got very serious” after sparking a romance over the summer. “She sees herself with him long-term,” the insider says.
While the Spam The star continues to prioritize his role as a father, and he and Grande are making plans for the future. (Slater shares a son with an estranged wife Lily Jay.)
“He always puts his family first but he adores her and is very aware of her feelings,” the source continues, noting that Slater is “a great listener and very proactive and wants to be the best partner he can be” to Grande.
As the couple continues to grow as a couple, they bond over “the simplest things, and get along honestly without trying,” the insider adds. “They can be around each other.”
News broke in July that Grande and Slater had begun dating following their split. we It was confirmed in July that Grande and her husband Dalton Gomez They had broken up months ago. The singer officially filed for divorce in September — listing February as their separation date — and one month later the paperwork was finalized.
For his part, Slater filed for divorce from Jay in late July. He and Grande kept their budding romance out of the spotlight as much as possible until September when they enjoyed a public outing to Disneyland.
In October, the duo was spotted having dinner in New York City. That same month, Grande was seen supporting Slater at the Broadway premiere of his musical Spam.
Grande and Slater proved they’re still going strong on Sunday, November 12, when they attended a show of Gutenberg! Musical! In the big apple. The couple posed for a photo backstage with the stars Andrew Rannells And Josh Gad After Slater took the stage as the surprise guest he played producer for that day’s Broadway event.