Lil Wayne was dropped as a spokesman by the maker of soft drink Mountain Dew over a song lyric with a vulgar reference to a teenage hero of the US civil rights movement.

Five times companies dumped celebrities as brand ambassadors, like they did with Kuwaiti fashion blogger in racism row

Lil Wayne and Mountain Dew, Lance Armstrong, Livestrong and Nike, Michael Phelps and Kellogg’s, Donald Trump and … well, you name them – celebrities who’ve said or done things brand partners think make them look bad

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Lil Wayne was dropped as a spokesman by the maker of soft drink Mountain Dew over a song lyric with a vulgar reference to a teenage hero of the US civil rights movement.
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