Ariana Grande already admitted that she’s “too attached” to her “Hairspray Live!” family and the feeling is mutual for the musical’s star Maddie Baillio. Maddie, who plays Tracy Turnblad, spoke with Broadyway.com regarding her relationship with Ariana, who plays her on-screen best friend Penny Pingleton.
“She’s playing my best friend on the show, but she’s also been such an amazing friend in real life,” Maddie says about Ariana. The NBC musical’s freshest star goes on to accidentally gush about Ariana’s love connection abilities. “She’s been my wingman. I have a crush on someone in the cast right now and she’s helping out with that,” Maddie reveals.
Check out the interview below.
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