By Sakita Holley (@MissSuccess)
Last night, Mary J. Blige finally addressed the controversy and backlash she received after an unfinished version of a Burger King commercial she shot earlier this year was released.
WATCH: SCRAPPED MJB x BK COMMERCIAL
Talking candidly with Hot 97 radio personality Angie Martinez, Blige said that she ‘didn’t realize she was making a mistake and thought the [Burger King] commercial would be a great opportunity to expand her brand.’ She admits that while she was heartbroken and frustrated by the outcome, she also ‘understood the backlash.’
WATCH: MJB TALKS WITH ANGIE MARTINEZ
Blige makes it clear that doing the commercial wasn’t the issue and she still believes it could have been a great look for her, but the problem was that the ad agency she worked with leaked an unfinished version that didn’t include any of the creative elements the two parties had agreed upon.