Region: North America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Music Commercial Advertising
Artist: Dixie Chicks
Confronting Bodies: Pepsi Company officials
Date of Action: April 2003
Location: The United States of America
Description of Artwork: While touring in London, the Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines announced to her audience that she was ashamed that the president of the United States is from Texas.
The Incident: The Dixie Chicks filmed a commercial for Lipton Brisk Iced Tea prior to the London performance. Pepsi, the owner of Lipton, has suggested that it will not air the commercial for fear that it could negatively effect sales.
Results of Incident: Pepsi decided to air the commercial
Source: Mass Mic News