Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige had one of the sharpest and fastest backlashes in the history of the Internet yesterday (April 2nd.) Fans on Twitter and various blogs reacted negatively to a Burger King ad that featured Blige singing about--of all things--crispy chicken tortilla wraps.
The ad was intended to be comedic, but ultimately was viewed, at best, as awkward and confusing and, at worst, as stereotypical and offensive.
The reaction on Twitter was so swift and harsh that Burger King yanked the video after only a couple of hours.
Having one of the most famous women in music singing about cheeses and lettuce was probably a bad idea, BK. Wonder if it will ever make it onto the air?