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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Mary J Blige: Burger King Commercial was "Buffoonery"

Blige CRUSHED: Mary J Blige admits that the backlash from a Burger King commercial she appeared in “hurt her feelings.” Mary J Blige admits that the backlash from a Burger King commercial she appeared in "hurt her feelings." The R&B superstar sang about a more
Stuff.co.nz ( 6/28/2012 4:18:49 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige: Burger King Ad Was A 'Mistake'
Mary J. Blige: Burger King Ad Was A by Perri Tomkiewicz, NY | June 28, 2012 6:10 EDT After a Burger King commercial featuring Mary J. Blige leaked and caused a wave of criticism, the singer kept her head low and endured public mockery and accusations of racism. more
Billboard ( 6/28/2012 2:11:57 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige apologizes for offending fans with Burger King ad
Mary J. Blige apologizes for offending fans with Burger King adR&B star Mary J. Blige has opened up about her controversial Burger King commercial, which was pulled in April following a wave of racism complaints, insisting she never meant to offend anyone. The TV spot, in which the “Family Affair” hitmaker sang more
San Francisco Chronicle (blog) ( 6/28/2012 12:34:34 PM -08:00 )

Blige 'crushed' by fast food ad controversy
Blige Mary J Blige admits that the backlash from a Burger King commercial she appeared in "hurt her feelings." The R&B superstar sang about a chicken sandwich in an advertisement for the international fast food chain. When the ad was released in April Mary more
Belfast Telegraph ( 6/28/2012 12:33:13 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige has a lot of thoughts on that Burger King commercial she was in
Mary J. Blige has a lot of thoughts on that Burger King commercial she was in By Sarah Anne Hughes Mary J. Blige. (ANDREW COWIE - AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Mary J. Blige appeared on radio station Hot 97's “Angie Martinez Show” Wednesday where she discussed at more
Washington Post (blog) ( 6/28/2012 11:30:28 AM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige Was Hurt By Burger King Ad Controversy
Mary J. Blige Was Hurt By Burger King Ad ControversyBack in April Mary J. Blige found herself in the center of a mini storm thanks to a controversial Burger King ad that was pulled from YouTube just hours after it was intitially posted. Now that the storm has finally subsided, Mary admits that the more
MTV.com (blog) ( 6/28/2012 10:50:52 AM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige 'crushed' by Burger King ad brouhaha
Mary J. Blige By Ann Oldenburg, USA TODAY The singer appeared on radio station Hot 97's "Angie Martinez Show" yesterday and said she "thought" the April ad, which appeared online — then quickly disappeared — "would have been ... great for a branding opportunity. more
USA TODAY ( 6/28/2012 10:33:09 AM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige: Burger King Chicken Ad Fallout 'Crushed Me'
Mary J. Blige: Burger King Chicken Ad Fallout By Rolling Stone Mary J. Blige performs on 'Good Morning America' at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park in New York. Mary J. Blige is speaking out for the first time about the stir surrounding her controversial Burger King commercial that leaked in April more
RollingStone.com ( 6/28/2012 9:14:38 AM -08:00 )

Mary J Blige: Burger King Commercial was "Buffoonery"
Mary J Blige: Burger King Commercial was "Buffoonery"By Kirsten West Savali Mary. J. Blige referred to her infamous Burger King commercial as “buffoonery” during an interview with Hot 97 in New York, reports Indiewire.com. “I want to apologize to everyone who was offended or thought that I would do more
News One ( 6/28/2012 8:46:11 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige Says Burger King Ad Was a Mistake
Mary J. Blige has come out and said her advertisement for Burger King that was accused of being racist was a mistake. Blige spoke with Hot 97 and acknowledged that she was hit hard by the criticism over it. "I wanted to crawl under the bed," she said. more
411mania.com ( 6/28/2012 5:42:44 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige on Burger King Commercial Comments: 'It Broke My Heart'
"It just broke my heart," said Blige. "People were just going crazy and I understand the laughter and the jokes and the stuff happening. That's all good. You're supposed to do that when something like that happens. It made people's websites go up. more
Arizona Informant ( 6/28/2012 5:28:37 PM -08:00 )

3 Things You Can Learn from the Mary J. Blige Chicken Debacle
Blige gave details – reportedly for the first time – on The Angie Martinez Show yesterday, about how she felt about the outrage. She says doing the commercial was a “mistake” and a “learning experience.” The songstress told Martinez that initially, more
Arizona Informant ( 6/28/2012 5:19:14 PM -08:00 )

Deals: This weekend, Burger King offers Original Chicken Sandwich for $1.04
This Fourth of July weekend, Burger King is offering a special deal on one of its favorite menu items. Friday through Sunday (June 29-July 1), the Miami-based chain is offering its Burger King Original Chicken Sandwich for just $1.04. more
Florida Times-Union (blog) ( 6/28/2012 3:42:59 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige talks Burger King backlash
Mary J. Blige talks Burger King backlashMary J. Blige wants everyone to know how she felt about the backlash she suffered after doing her now-infamous Burger King commercial. Mary told Hot 97 that she was completely shocked when she found out how strongly people felt about her jingle for the more
S2Smagazine.com ( 6/28/2012 1:58:05 PM -08:00 )

Quick Quotes: Mary J. Blige Addresses Crispay Chikin Buffoonery
Mary J. Blige needs a hit (on the charts, messy ass) and a tissue. The Queen of Hip Hop & Soul says the backlash following her endorsement of Burger King's crispy chicken wrap was cute and stuff at first but some of you really hurt her feelings. more
Crunk + Disorderly ( 6/28/2012 1:09:44 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige Speaks on Burger King Ad
Mary J. Blige Speaks on Burger King AdFor the second time since controversy erupted regarding her appearance in a Burger King ad, Mary J. Blige opened up about the ad and the reactions to the short-lived YouTube video. Blige told Hot 97's Angie Martinez, "I wanted to crawl under the bed. more
Business Insider ( 6/28/2012 1:03:02 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. on Burger King Ad: 'It Was Never a Chicken Commercial'
*Mary J. Blige is still feeling the pain over the outrage that followed her short-lived Burger King ad. The singer appeared on Hot 97′s “Angie Martinez Show” Wednesday [Scroll down to watch.] and said she “thought” the April ad, which appeared online more
Eurweb.com ( 6/28/2012 12:36:49 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige Talks Backlash from Burger King Ad: "It Hurt My Feelings"
Mary J. Blige Talks Backlash from Burger King Ad: "It Hurt My Feelings"Mary J. Blige became the butt of one of the Internet's biggest jokes earlier this year when Burger King released a commercial showing the R&B singer performing a jingle describing their new crispy chicken snack wraps. Crispy Chicken, Fresh Lettuce, more
Gossip On This (blog) ( 6/28/2012 12:34:54 PM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige Finally Talks About Burger King Ad: It 'Crushed Me'
Mary J. Blige Finally Talks About Burger King Ad: It After a couple months of silence, Mary J. Blige has spoken out about her Burger King crispy chicken ad that appeared online in April and sparked controversy. Appearing Thursday on Hot 97's Angie Martinez Show, Ms. Blige apologized to those who were more
AdAge.com ( 6/28/2012 11:22:12 AM -08:00 )

Mary J. Blige Addresses Burger King Ad Controversy
Mary J. Blige Addresses Burger King Ad ControversyYesterday afternoon, Mary J. Blige addressed her contentious Burger King ad with Hot 97′s Angie Martinez. Blige apologized and described feeling hurt after the quickly-pulled ad created backlash online. I went online to listen to the remix I did with more
The FADER ( 6/28/2012 11:16:16 AM -08:00 )