Mary J. Blige’s Burger King Commercial Pulled: Morning Mix

Becky Bain | April 5, 2012 5:30 am

Did You Hear?

:: After Mary J. Blige’s Burger King ad, featuring the R&B queen singing about crispy chicken, was mocked online, the fast food company has pulled the ad — though they say it’s because of a music licensing issue, not because the ad is possibly racist and totally embarrassing for all involved. [Billboard]

:: Mary responds! “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.” [Vulture]

:: Why is it impossible for people to believe that Beyonce actually gave birth to and is raising a living, human child? [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: Boy George was assaulted outside of a nightclub in England last weekend, and share a photo of his new black eye on Twitter. “Someone pulled off my hat and in the struggle to get it back I got poked in the eye!” he wrote. [Huffington Post]

:: Green Day will deliver the induction speech for Guns N’ Roses when the group is inducted at the April 14 ceremony. But will the rock band even show up for their induction? [MTV]

After the jump, find out which music acts you can find on the tube today.

Music on TV:

:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Eric Hutchinson (repeat) :: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Grace Potter and the Nocturnals :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Needtobreathe :: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Walk the Moon :: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — Thee Oh Sees :: Conan (TBS) — Good Old War :: The Talk (CBS) — Lionel Richie :: Ellen DeGeneres (ABC) —Rascal Flatts :: Live with Kelly (ABC) — Melanie Fiona