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Ariana Grande was caught on tape licking donuts that she allegedly didn’t pay for and was heard saying, “I hate America.” The singer has now released a statement, proclaiming her love for the U.S.

The statement also explains further why she won’t perform at the MLB All-Star concert this weekend, but it doesn’t explain why she licked the donuts. Read the whole thing below:

You can watch the video of the incident below.