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Country music star Travis Tritt said he is removing Anheuser-Busch products from his tour following the company’s decision to partner with controversial far-left transgender activist Dylan Mulvaney.
“I will be deleting all Anheuser-Busch products from my tour hospitality rider,” Tritt said. “I know many other artists who are doing the same.”
Tritt is a multi-platinum-selling artist who has charted more than 40 times on the Hot Country Songs charts. His hits include five number ones, including “Help Me Hold On”, as well as 15 additional top ten singles.
I will be deleting all Anheuser-Busch products from my tour hospitality rider. I know many other artists who are doing the same.
— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) April 5, 2023
Bud Light, which is owned by Anheuser-Busch, says the transgender social media influencer is helping the company “authentically connect with audiences.” Despite the calls from American parents to cut ties, Anheuser-Busch has double-down on its position by defending Mulvaney.
Anheuser-Busch products include Budweiser, Stella Artois, Corona, Michelob Light, Rolling Rock, Busch, and more.
Tritt shared a photo of Ru Paul’s Drag Race show teaming up with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey company. “All the Jack Daniels drinkers should take note,” he wrote.
Here they are. pic.twitter.com/dkGaNawNBa
— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) April 6, 2023
Many Americans have been frustrated with Bud Light over the advertising partnership with Mulvaney. The beer company sent packs of its product to the transgender activist in order to celebrate what Mulvaney calls “365 Days of Girlhood.” Mulvaney reportedly receives over $10,000 to market numerous brands, in addition to Bud Light.
This decision comes shortly after 28-year-old trans mass shooter Audrey Hale killed six people at a school in Nashville, TN, including three 9-year-olds.
Kid Rock, whose lives in Tennessee, expressed his outrage by posting a video to social media and firing his gun into cases of Bud Light beer. The brand has often included LGBTQ representation in its marketing.
“Grandpa’s feeling a little frisky today,” Kid Rock said. “Let me say something to all of you and be as clear and concise as possible.”
“Have a terrific day,” he concluding, making his stance clear that he’ll be boycotting the beer company.
— KidRock (@KidRock) April 4, 2023
— Daily Wire (@realDailyWire) April 3, 2023
Woke people: Dylan Mulvaney is a marginalized person
Also Dylan Mulvaney: pic.twitter.com/SaIVtrrCK5
— YAF (@yaf) April 3, 2023
“Happy March Madness!!” Mulvaney said. “Just found out this had to do with sports and not just saying it’s a crazy month!”
“In celebration of this sports thing Bud Light is giving you the chance to win $15,000!” Mulvaney continued. “Share a video with #EasyCarryContest for a chance to win!! Good luck!”
Mulvaney, who is a “Bud Light partner,” is biological male who identifies as a female.
Mulvaney posted a video drinking Bud Light in the bathtub.
This isn’t a parody. Dylan Mulvaney is now the face of Bud Light. pic.twitter.com/cpygA74cG5
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) April 2, 2023