Yahoo Story

ariana-grande-2013-american-music-awards-04This is a tough one.

Ariana has cancelled her MLB All-star game show due to this video, or as she says because she is getting “oral surgery”. The story is that she asked her boyfriend “dare me”, licked some doughnuts, and then said, “I hate America” after seeing some doughnuts. If you read her statement below she “hates America” because doughnuts are unhealthy.


Some Thoughts

#1 – This shouldn’t be filmed. If people reviewed every single statement I said that I thought was private, they would have stories for days. This doesn’t mean I’m a horrible person, it just means I’ll say things that I don’t expect to ever get heard by anyone other than the person I’m talking to.

#2 – I agree with her statement that this could be taken out of context. I watched the episode of Sarcastaball yesterday and even though this isn’t sarcasm, it still doesn’t mean that she HATES America.

#3 – If she didn’t say America, this wouldn’t even be a story. She was born in Flordia. American culture made her famous. She’s ungrateful. This is a problem.

#4 – She can’t find a better looking boyfriend? He looks like he crawled out of the gutter.

Ariana-GrandeHer response:
“I am EXTREMELY proud to be an American and I’ve always made it clear that I love my country. 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 an advocate for healthy eating, food is very important to me and I sometimes get upset by how freely we as Americans eat and consume things without giving any thought to the consequences that it has on our health and society as a whole. The fact that the United States has the highest child obesity rate in the world frustrates me. We need to do more to educate ourselves and our children about the dangers of overeating and the poison that we put into our bodies. We need to demand more from our food industry. However I should have known better in how I expressed myself; and with my new responsibility to others as a public figure I will strive to be better. 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.”