Ariana Grande Says She’s Team Eevee, Leaving Pikachu Fans to Say ‘Thank U, Next’
Ariana Grande confirms that she's Team Eevee after stating that she spent fifteen hours on Pokémon Let's Go Eevee the other day.
Ariana Grande might be busy making music, taking part in interviews, and being nominated for the BRIT Awards 2019 for “International Female”, but it the musician confirmed that she’s a Team Eevee fan. If you’re a Pikachu fan, then she’s just not that “Into You”.
In 2018, Pokémon Let’s GO Eevee, and Pokémon Let’s GO Pikachu launched. Two different versions allowed players to choose the game with the only difference being that they start with a Pikachu or an Eevee. Well, if you’ve wondered what version Ariana Grande went for, she confirmed it in a Tweet yesterday.
In reply to someone asking what games she has on her Nintendo Switch, she responded saying, “honestly. yesterday i had a day off and i played pokémon let’s go eevee for fifteen hours. honestly.”
honestly. yesterday i had a day off and i played pokémon let’s go eevee for fifteen hours. honestly.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) January 13, 2019
This revelation led to comments flooding in. People shocked that she plays Pokémon Let’s Go in the first place, others wanting to know what her favorite Pokémon is, some even offering to send her custom painted Joy-Con’s based on Eevee. Even the official Pokémon Twitter account caught the wind and expressed support with,
— Pokémon (@Pokemon) January 13, 2019
Pokémon GO launched back in 2016 for mobile devices and allowed players to catch Pokémon by going out into the real world and using GPS technology to visit GYM’s, PokéStop’s and more. If you played it, or if you still do, you might recall having to choose your team that you wanted to be associated with. Well, out of Valor, Mystic, and Instinct, Ariana Grande confirmed that she was Team Mystic in reply to someone asking her.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) July 31, 2016
Those who are super versed in the gaming and music worlds will know that Ariana Grande is a gamer and has been a character in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. She became playable in the iOS and Android title in January 2017 with players needing to complete the “Dangerous Woman Tour” event stage on Easy difficulty to unlock her. Her song, “Touch It” also received a Final Fantasy Brave Exvius remix.
She has also appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show performing her song “No Tears Left to Cry” by using the Nintendo Labo.
Back in November 2018, we learned that Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Pokémon Let’s Go Eevee has collectively sold over 3 million copies. Ariana Grande is soon to be performing in her upcoming Sweetener world tour.