LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- Ariana Grande expanded her explanation of her publicly feminist stance during an interview for the cover of Billboard magazine.
While discussing her rise to fame with the outlet, talent and ultimately feminist perspective, the singer provided an example of sexism in the entertainment industry using a string of tweets from an unnamed U.K. radio station.
Grande expressed her reaction to the tweets, saying: "If you're going to rave about how sexy a male artist looks with his shirt off, and a woman decides to get in her panties or show her boobies for a photo shoot, she needs to be treated with the same awe and admiration."
"I will say it until I'm an old-[expletive] lady with my tits out at Whole Foods. I'll be in the produce aisle, naked at 95, with a sensible ponytail, one strand of hair left on my head and a Chanel bow. Mark my words. See you there with my 95 dogs," she added.
Grande also discussed her disagreement with the media's labeling female celebrities based on their former significant others. "I'll never be able to swallow the fact that people feel the need to attach a successful woman to a man when they say her name," she said.
The Billboard interview comes just ahead of the release of Grande's next album, Dangerous Woman. The project, her third album set for release Friday, May 20, will include the singles "Dangerous Woman" and "Be Alright."
Grande will also be the first artist for this year's Good Morning America Summer Concert Series. She is scheduled to take the stage Friday.