Boygenius’ Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker gave fans a serious throwback to 2018 with their Halloween costume over the weekend, recreating a viral photo of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson that has since become the base of countless memes.
In the snap posted to Instagram on Monday (Oct. 30), Baker takes on the role of the former Saturday Night Live comedian, dressed in an oversized plaid hoodie, black track pants and a purple hat with a lollipop in his mouth. On Baker’s arm is Dacus as the “Positions” singer, rocking an orange hoodie as a dress, thigh-high beige boots and her hair in Ari’s signature ponytail. Just like the OG photo of the former couple, Dacus’ Grande looks up lovingly at Baker’s Davidson while licking a lollipop.
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Grande and Davidson began dating in May 2018, shortly after the former’s split from Mac Miller and the latter’s breakup with Cazzie David. By June, the two were engaged. In October of that year, the couple parted ways.
Besides coming up with creative Halloween costumes, in other Boygenius news, the group is set to appear as musical guest on Saturday Night Live on Nov. 11, just weeks after the release of new four-track EP The Rest. Timothee Chalamet is scheduled as host. Boygenius’ reacted to the SNL news Sunday (Oct. 29) on Instagram with the simple but telling: “!!!”
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