Transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney, whose infamous partnership with Bud Light continues to haunt the brand months after causing widespread backlash, said it would be "epic" to eventually star in a beer commercial at the Super Bowl.
Earlier this year, it was revealed Bud Light sent a special can of beer featuring Mulvaney's face as a way to celebrate a full year of "girlhood." The transgender celebrity said the cans were her "most prized possession" on Instagram with a post featuring "#budlightpartner," and later posted a video drinking Bud Light in a bathtub.
The online promo was met with significant backlash, with some social media users describing the campaign as the latest attempt to push gender propaganda. Parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a steep drop in profits as a result, and Beer Business Daily publisher Harry Schuhmacher recently told Fox News Digital "those consumers are just lost forever."
But Mulvaney believes the ordeal has been a "good wake-up call" and envisions starring in a beer ad on a much larger platform.
"Maybe it’d be epic… if in like ten years I got to do a beer commercial for a Super Bowl," Mulvaney said during a lengthy interview with The Cut.
While the Bud Light partnership is likely to go down in marketing history as an utter debacle, a progressive beer company poking fun at the ordeal in a high-priced Super Bowl ad would certainly make a splash.
The Cut interview also referred to Mulvaney as a "queer heroine," detailed the influencer’s recently redecorated home, listed celebrities Mulvaney idolizes including Meghan Markle and Jill Biden, cited a poll that claimed Mulvaney has a "higher favorability rating than Ron DeSantis," and weighed the pros and cons of editing Mulvaney’s nipples from a photo before it hit Instagram.... (Read more)
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