HOLLYWOOD—Ariana Grande, 21, actress, singer and songwriter recently lost her grandfather, Frank Grande, who died at the age of 90.

He died on Tuesday, July 22, after losing his battle with cancer.

Ariana’s brother Frankie Grande, 31, learned about the news of his grandfather’s death while on “Big Brother 16.” The show rarely breaks quarantine, but revealed the news to the contestant.

Ariana posted pictures of her grandfather on Twitter and Instagram sharing the love she has for him with all her fans. She tweeted, “This is the hardest thing imaginable, but I’m so grateful that I got to spend this time with him and my family. Taking care of him & loving him.”