Did Bud Light Beer Account tweet that he hates gays and trans people?
On April 6, 2023, Bud Light Beer’s Twitter account said that he hates gays and transgender people and then urged people to buy the drink.
On April 6, 2023, a Twitter user with the handle @BUD_LIGHT claimed the beer brand hated gays and transgender people and then urged people to buy the beer.
“We Hate gays and trans people now. Please buy our beer,” he said tweet called.
We found the claim satirical as it came from a Twitter account that itself as ““Most Suspended Man on Twitter Parody/Satire,” among other descriptions. In addition, the verified account of the beer brand, @BudlightShe didn’t have this tweet in her real feed. His last tweet as of this writing was April 1, 2023 and his pinned tweet was posted on March 14, 2023.
The claim came up recently against the backdrop of the beer brand setback by conservatives and right-wingers after the brand partnered with trans TikTok influencer Dylan Mulvaney promotes the company’s “March Madness” contest. She posted a Video of Bud Light beer cans that the company sent her as a gift.
That didn’t sit well with the Conservatives, who were calling for one boycott by Bud Light. Some, like singer-songwriter Kid Rock, posted an expletive Video of him shooting cases of Bud Light.
The backlash led to various satirical posts, including this one alleging that Anheuser-Busch fired all of its marketing staff.
Anheuser-Busch, the company that brews Bud Light beer, defended its partnership with Mulvaney. in one opinionthe company said it had entered into a partnership Hundreds of influencers connecting with different demographics.
“From time to time we produce unique keepsake jars for fans and for influencers of the brand like Dylan Mulvaney,” she said opinion called. “This commemorative tin was a gift to celebrate a personal milestone and is not available to the general public.”
Since there was no evidence Bud Light tweeted the hateful comment, and since the allegation originated from a satire/parody account, we are labeling the allegation “Labeled Satire”.