After TIME selected Ariana Grande as one of its "Next Generation Leaders," the pop-star opened up to the magazine about the horrific 2017 Manchester attack, saying that it will take "forever" to process the pain.
“Music is supposed to be the safest thing in the world,” Grande told Sam Lansky. “I think that’s why it’s still so heavy on my heart every single day. I wish there was more that I could fix," she continued. "You think with time it’ll become easier to talk about. Or you’ll make peace with it. But every day I wait for that peace to come and it’s still very painful.”
Read more of the interview -- including Scooter Braun's recollection of the immediate aftermath -- by clicking the link below.