Skip to comments.Bush Gets No Respect From Chicks' Maines
Posted on 05/21/2006 12:22:05 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
(AP) NEW YORK The Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines apologized for disrespecting President Bush during a London concert in 2003. But now, she's taking it back. "I don't feel that way anymore," she told Time magazine for its issue hitting newsstands Monday. "I don't feel he is owed any respect whatsoever."
As war in Iraq loomed, Maines told the London audience: "Just so you know, we're ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas."
The remarks led to death threats and a backlash from other country stars, including a high-profile spat with Toby Keith. It also stalled what until then had been the group's smashingly successful career.
Bandmate Emily Robinson said she knew right away the remark wouldn't be taken lightly and got "hot from my head to my toes."
"It wasn't that I didn't agree with her 100 percent; it was just, 'Oh, this is going to stir something up,'" she told Time.
For band member Martie Maguire, the controversy was a blessing in disguise.
"I'd rather have a small following of really cool people who get it, who will grow with us as we grow and are fans for life, than people that have us in their five-disc changer with Reba McEntire and Toby Keith," Maguire said. "We don't want those kinds of fans. They limit what you can do."
The Chicks' hits include "Landslide," "Goodbye Earl" and "Wide Open Spaces." Their new album, "Taking the Long Way," is due out May 23. The first single is "Not Ready to Make Nice."
Who is this Maines fellow?
Dixie who? Are they food vendors?
This is what passes in the AP for news....
I think this might have been posted once or twice
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Publicist announces the group, in a desperate publicity stunt, will be changing their name to the French Chicks.
Thanks. Mods, please pull or lock thread.
who cares what that fat bitch has to say, I don't!
I can't hurt em. I don't go to concerts. I only bought one CD long, long before they showed their true . . . faces. I hardly ever listen to music radio. There's nothing I can shun or boycott.
I think Maines is attempting to endear herself to Hollywood. If she wants to be in pictures, he first step should be to find a real good plastic surgeon.
"I'd rather have a small following of really cool people who get it, who will grow with us as we grow and are fans for life, than people that have us in their five-disc changer with Reba McEntire and Toby Keith," Maguire said.
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The Best of the Dixie Chicks!
Singing their hit song.
"Una paloma Blanca"
The DiXie Clucks
The Chixie Dicks.....
Music or colleges its just a matter of which one has the most treasonous individuals in it.
It's always good to hear from one of the lefts' leading intellects.
Yep...definitely THE story
of the day...almost as
important as Who IS
Bounced from American Idol!
Sally Struthers twin sister....