Emails: Ariana Grande Denied White House Gig Over Donut-Licking Incident

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Ariana Grande was denied the opportunity to perform at the White House after her donut-licking, “I hate America” incident.

Internal DNC emails released by WikiLeaks reveal a conversation between the Obama administration and DNC finance director, Zach Allen, over whether the 23-year-old singer, whose real name is Ariana Grande-Butera, could perform at a gala last fall for the president. (RELATED: Grande Mistake! Singer Cancels On MLB After Saying She ‘Hates Americans’)

Was it her performance or this leather outfit at the VMAs that got Ariana Grande all the searches? (Photo: Getty Images)

(Photo: Getty Images)

“Can we also vet Ariana Grande,” Allen wrote.

A summary of the incident and news reports about the singer was sent to the administration.  (RELATED: Why Is Ariana Grande Licking All Of The Donuts In This Store? [VIDEO])

“Ariana Butera-video caught her licking other people’s’ donuts while saying she hates America,” the summary said. “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.”

While the summary notes there were never any criminal charges filed against the singer, and Grande posted two apologies on YouTube, the White House staffer had few words in response.

“Nope, sorry.”

On the surveillance video the singer was caught repeatedly licking a tray of donuts that she didn’t buy at a California bakery and saying “I hate Americans. I hate America.”