The Great Donut-Licking Incident, 2015
It was the pastry molestation heard around the Internet. Grande and friends hit up a California donut shop and got caught on camera licking countertop trays of donuts and laughing about it. Mild stuff — but then she allegedly said, reacting to a different tray of donuts, "What the fuck is this? I hate Americans. I hate America. That is disgusting." Police got involved, health code inspectors looked into the donut shop and even Rob Lowe chimed in to dis Grande on Twitter. She, again, shrugged it off, explaining it as a reaction to the American obesity crisis — and finally sending it up for redemption, as so many public figures do, on Saturday Night Live.