The Donnas were kind of glad when Ashlee Simpson was caught lip synching on ‘Saturday Night Live’ last year, hoping it would show the world the difference between acts like them who never use backing tracks and acts who are all style over substance. “We thought, ‘Finally she got caught and she’s going to get punished an everyone’s going to figure it out and it would be like Milli Vanilli, and everyone would return her CDs,'” guitarist Allison Robertson told The Associated Press. Bassist Maya Ford said the band is more forgiving of artists like Britney Spears or Jennifer Lopez, who dance during their performances. “They do that because they’re dancers or performers and they’re moving around and doing crazy things with their butts but Ashlee Simpson just stands there,” Ford explained.
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