Ariana Grande Licks Doughnuts in Lake Elsinore, Says She Hates America, Issues Apology

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Ariana Grande finished her Fourth of July in a seemingly very unusual way that left her apologizing Wednesday.

In surveillance footage obtained by TMZ, the pop star was seen licking a doughnut at Wolfee Donuts late Saturday, the Fourth of July. The only problem? She did not then purchase the doughnut she licked.

Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 29th annual NYC Pride: Dance On The Pier at Pier 26 on June 28, 2015, in New York City. (Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Ariana Grande performs on stage during the 29th annual NYC Pride: Dance On The Pier at Pier 26 on June 28, 2015, in New York City. (Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

The incident was reported by the shop’s owner on Tuesday, according to the Riverside Press-Enterprise.

In the grainy video, it’s hard to tell if she actually made contact with the doughnut, but TMZ reports that those in the shop say “it was definitely too close for their liking.”

And, to make matters worse, the singer is then heard saying, “What the f— is that? I hate Americans. I hate America,” when an employee brings out a tray of more doughnuts.

Some people didn’t take too kindly to her antics.

Following Grande’s strange doughnut video going public, the singer announced that she is pulling out of the MLB All-Star Concert, which is set to air on July 14.

Grande’s representative said on Wednesday that the singer will not be performing because she had some of her wisdom teeth taken out on Monday. Demi Lovato is set to replace Grande.

People don’t seem too upset about the All-Star Game lineup change.

Closing out the cycle, Grande issued an apology on Wednesday afternoon:

I am EXTREMELY proud to be an American and I’ve always made it clear that I love my county. What I said in a private moment with my friend, who was buying the donuts, was taken out of context and I am sorry for not using more discretion with my choice of words.

As for why I cannot be at the MLB show, I have had emergency oral surgery and due to recovery I cannot attend the show. I hope to make it up to all those fans soon. That being said let me once again apologize if I have offended anyone with my poor choice of words.