Ariana Grande is one of the most followed people on Instagram.

It’s pretty safe to say she knows how to ‘Gram better than anyone.

But she may have made a pretty big mistake.

According to Buzzfeed News, Ari is being sued.

For posting a picture of herself on Insta.

Okay. It’s more complicated than that.

Basically, this post:


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comfy merch n stuff

A post shared by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on

Was a photo that was not taken by Ari or anyone in her camp.

It was taken by one of the Paparazzi, a guy named Robert Barbara.

Who, technically, legally owns that photo.

So he’s suing Ariana for either the money she made on the post…

Or $25,000…


According to the lawsuit:

“[Ari] is not, and has never been, licensed or otherwise authorized to reproduce, publically [sic] display, distribute and/or use the Photographs.”

Pretty silly that she can’t post a photo of herself…

But honestly, this copyright stuff is pretty standard when it comes to the Paparazzi.

She probably should have known better.

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