How many licks does it take to get the White House to reject you?
According to an email Wikileaks published in a massive hack of the Democratic National Committee database on Friday, just one. After pop star Ariana Grande was captured on video in 2015 licking donuts she had no intention of buying, the singer seemingly tried to recover from the ensuing scandal with a performance at a White House gala.
In a correspondence between DNC Finance Chair Zachary Allen and White House employees, he asks for officials to vet Grande.
Even though the 23-year-old’s criminal and financial record seems to be problem-free, the fallout from #DonutGate proved to be too controversial for Washington, according to Gawker.