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Teens Are Taking Photos Of Themselves Licking Doughnuts Out Of Solidarity With Ariana Grande

"If she licks we ALL LICK with her."

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The owner of the California doughnut shop where Ariana Grande was filmed secretly licking doughnuts and saying that she hates America said Tuesday that he has pressed charges against the pop star.

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Media attention from the incident caused health inspectors to visit Wolfee Donuts and downgrade its sanitation rating from "A" to "B."

“I think she should be pressed with charges,” doughnut shop owner Joe Marin told a Toronto radio show on Tuesday. “Just because she’s popular… If it was one of us like a regular customer, [police] would do something about it."

Despite issuing two apologies, police have been investigating Grande over the "malicious licking."

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By taking photos of them licking 🍩 emojis and uploading them to Instagram.

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Diehard Arianators are defending the pop star using the hashtag #LickDonutsWithAri.

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The brave ones are even licking real doughnuts — just like their idol.

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The account's biography reads: "Ariana Grande loves 🇺🇸 She doesn't hate 🇺🇸 If she licks we ALL LICK 🍩🍩 with her. 🌙💜 Join the Donut Squad: DM a donut selfie #lickdonutswithari"

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So, don't worry, Ariana. Your fans are with you — and they won't stop licking doughnuts until this whole scandal is behind you.

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David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

Contact David Mack at david.mack@buzzfeed.com.

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