Mary J. Blige Sings About Burger King Chicken In New Commercial
"Crispy chicken, fresh lettuce, three cheeses, ranch dressing wrapped up in a tasty, flour tortilla," Mary passionately sings in the 30-second spot. Fans may be surprised to see the R&B diva, who usually belts out tunes on everything from heartbreak to survival, sing her heart out for chicken.
But Blige is only one of many celebrities-including Salma Hayek, David Beckham, and Jay Leno-featured in several new Burger King commercials. It's all part of a big move by the fast food chain, which was recently surpassed by Wendy's as the No. 2 hamburger chain in terms of sales. In addition to a series of star-studded ads, the company's expanded menu premiers today (April 2).
The Burger King spot has in many cases been removed from YouTube on "copyright grounds" from UMG. Watch it here while you can: