Frankie Grande has found love again after his tumultuous split from a married couple. In an exclusive interview with StarMagazine.com, Ariana Grande’s brother revealed that he’s the happiest he’s ever been!
In the video clip above, Frankie, 36, gushed about his new boyfriend, Hale Leon, to StarMagazine.com at the 5th Annual Bentonville Film Festival on May 9 in Arkansas. Ariana’s brother attended the event to speak on the “Queer and Here To Stay” panel presented by MARS.
“I’m insanely happy,” Frankie told Radar. “By the way, like don’t care about anybody else. I’m the most in love I’ve ever been.”
As StarMagazine.com readers know, Frankie declared he was in a “throuple” with married couple Daniel Sinasohn and Mike Pophis last year. Although he admitted to Us Weekly in January that the threesome became “complicated.”
Frankie spilled to Star that he and Hale bonded over their love of video games.
“I wooed him with my Nintendo Switch knowledge,” he revealed.
He also dubbed his new boyfriend “the best person on the planet.”
Frankie also dished to Star that his pop star sister Ariana, 25, gave her stamp of approval.
“Ariana loves him. Like, loves him,” Frankie said. “I think she just senses the shift in my mood. And my whole family, actually. My grandmother had paraded him around her retirement community with me and being like, ‘Oh my god, meet Frankie’s new boyfriend.’”
As StarMagazine.com readers know, Frankie and the rest of Ariana’s big Italian family were “terrified” of the “Thank You, Next” whirlwind engagement to Pete Davidson.
Frankie told Star that while he and Hale have already talked about tying the knot, they intend to take their time.
“We both decided we have to be very smart about it,” Frankie said, adding they are “not going to rush into anything.”
In fact, Frankie said he hopes to “move in” with Hale before the two decide on forever. They’re going to give their relationship “a year” before considering walking down the aisle, he shared.
Meanwhile, Frankie’s famous sister is still reeling from the sudden death of her ex Mac Miller.
The Bentonville Film Festival in Bentonville, Arkansas focused on the presence of LGBTQIA+ characters and stories on screen.