Madison Beer is opening up about some “hurtful” comments.

On Tuesday, the singer, 21, went live on Instagram and admitted being called a “wannabe Ariana Grande” is especially “hurtful”.

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“I’ve openly supported and loved and been a fan of Ariana‘s for years and years and years. So I think she would say and I would say that I think she makes things and does things to inspire. That’s what an artist is all about,” she wrote.

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“I think it’s a little sad and hurtful when I see so many people really bullying and harassing me in a lot of ways, taking away the legit-ness of anything I do,” Beer continued. “I just don’t think we’re to be compared. We’re our own people.”

Beer later confessed those comments hurt more since she’s a huge Grande fan.

“She’s definitely inspired me because she’s one of my idols. I love her so much. It makes me sad when I see people pitting us against each other when it’s nothing but love,” she said. “I adore her and think that she’s a f**king icon…I’m my own person.”