Ariana Grande Issues An Apology For Offending Americans, But Not For Licking Doughnuts
On Tuesday, TMZ released a security video of Ariana Grande and her crew of extremely bored-looking friends making a scene at a doughnut shop. In the video Grande is caught licking (I repeat, LICKING) the doughnuts that were on display. She doesn't lick the beautifully made confectionary dreams that she and her friends are buying, she licks the ones that other people are meant to have. To add insult to injury, Grande scoffs at an employee and says rudely, "What the f--k is that?" when another tray of perfect treats are brought out in front of her. The story gets even weirder when grande remarks, "I hate Americans," and, "I hate America." On Wendesday, Ariana Grande released an apology to Buzzfeed and while it doesn't bring up the fact that she licked doughnuts (what gives?!), she does bring up a point that some viewers of the video may have missed before.
Obviously, Grande wanted to make it clear that her comment in the video, which some may have taken to be the singer condemning Americans for their food choices, wasn't meant to offend. And if you didn't take her comments that way, well, now it's clear that she was making a connection between the doughnuts and American eating habits when she said "I hate Americans."
Still, something else that is clear here is that Grande totally avoids brining up the fact that she licked the doughnuts. Many of her fans and others who viewed the video were upset about this and found it rude and wasteful:
You can take a look at the video yourself below: