Does This Mary J. Blige Burger King Ad Promote Racial Stereotypes? (VIDEO)
Watch the ad that Burger King supposedly pulled over "licensing" even though there has been growing backlash from African-American groups that it promotes racial stereotypes and "buffoonery." These groups aren't the only ones speaking out. Fans have been tweeting their dumb-foundedness over Mary J. even doing a Burger King commercial at this point in her career. Mary J. was alledgedly paid $2 million to do it.
In response to fan backlash, Mary J. Blige released a statement to TMZ, “I agreed to be a part of a fun and creative campaign that was supposed to feature a dream sequence. Unfortunately, that's not what was happening in that clip [...] I understand my fans being upset by what they saw. But, if you’re a Mary fan, you have to know I would never allow an unfinished spot like the one you saw go out."