Frankie Grande explains how the Manchester bombing tragedy led to his sobriety

Frankie Grande is contentedly sober, but two and a half years ago, after his controversial appearance as seemingly the token villain on Celebrity Big Brother, he was “very deep” in his addiction. It was an international but also extremely personal tragedy — the Manchester Arena terrorist attack at his sister Ariana’s concert on May 22, 2017 — that served as his jolting wake-up call and led him to finally seek help.

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