An Ariana Grande White House Gig Was Cancelled Due to Doughnutgate
The cache of hacked Democratic National Committee emails, released by WikiLeaks on Friday, July 22, shows that the White House vetoed Grande’s performance after she was caught licking a doughnut and denouncing America on surveillance camera last fall.
Us Weekly reports:
“Can we also vet Arianna Grande?” DNC Finance Chair Zachary Allen wrote in an email, misspelling the singer’s name. In response, a long, detailed break-down of the pop star’s controversy was circulated among several senior staffers.
“Ariana Butera – video caught her licking other peoples’ donuts while saying she hates America; Republican Congressman used this video and said it was a double standard that liberals were not upset with her like they are with Trump who criticized Mexicans; cursed out a person on Twitter after that person used an offensive word towards her brother,” a Lexis-Nexis search sent to several White House officials on Sept. 10 reads.
Read more about the email correspondence over on Us Weekly.