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Dixie Chicks To Bush: "You're a Dumb F**k"

9/12/2006 7:19 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

It's been more than three years since the Dixie Chicks sparked a media firestorm by announcing they were "ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas." Now, the embattled country stars are reigniting the blaze with a highly controversial documentary featuring lead singer Natalie Maines calling President Bush a "dumb f---."



According to Entertainment Weekly, one memorable scene from "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing" shows the singers watching a news report on President Bush's reaction to their infamous on-stage comment. In the report, Bush says ''the Dixie Chicks are free to speak their mind,'' adding, ''they shouldn't have their feelings hurt just because some people don't want to buy their records when they speak out. You know, freedom is a two-way street.'' After watching this footage, Maines then repeats the president's comment and says, ''What a dumb f---.'' She then looks into the camera, as if addressing Bush himself, and reiterates, ''You're a dumb f---.''

The documentary, directed by two-time Academy Award-winning Barbara Kopple, travels with the Chicks, from their peak of popularity as the national anthem-singing darlings of country music and top-selling female recording artists of all time, through the now infamous anti-Bush comment, and on through the days, months and years of mayhem. The film is set to premiere tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival, where for some odd reason (possibly that our neighbors to the north aren't exactly fans of our nation's leader), it's expected to be a huge hit.

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Chrissy    

I'm ashamed that those 3 sluts say they are females. They are the dumb, ignorant ones. I expect that none has at college degree or even a high school education. They do not have any manners and are disrespectful. Since they have lost their former so called popularity ,they have to say and do outtrageous things to get negative attention. Sometimes negative attention is better then no attention. Very childish behavior. Let's call our local radio stations and request that their so called music not be played.

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the wise old owl    

I GUESS THEY WERE'NT TOO FAR FROM WRONG. lOOK WHO'S EATING CROW NOW .

2965 days ago
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Angie    

That women is a dumb f***!!! Seriously, shut up. They have lost so much popularity over this ordeal and she still keeps going. She cuts off her nose to spite her face. Hey, that's fine if you don't like W, but shut up and sing!!!!!

2965 days ago
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Hollygolightly    

omg, she's still going with this publicity stunt. Will she stop? She has been milking this for all she's worth. So boring.

2965 days ago
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Kelly    

Bush is right. Whether you like him or not, freedom of speech does not mean people have to like what you say or buy what you are hocking. The Dixie Chicks really need to let this lie. So people were mad when you spoke your mind, so your Pres just might be a ding-a-ling? Three years is a long time to still be whining.

2965 days ago
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Ann Preston    

THESE GIRLS ARE SELF-CENTERED, IGNORANT, MORONS. I hope their career goes down the tubes. I feel sorry for their children.

2965 days ago
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Alyn Brodsky    

Hooray for these gals. They speaK the truth!

2965 days ago
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lalatmz    

lol, i love it.. good girl!

2965 days ago
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charlotte    

She obviously is lacking in class. What a way for a women to talk in a public forum. I am saddened that the Dixie Chicks went down this road. i like their music, but every time she opens her mouth she exploits her ignorance. There are so many facets to this war on terror, she certainly isn't privey to all the intelligence. i doubt she could handle Osama Bin Laden if she met him face to face. Give our President a break and clean up your mouth.

2965 days ago
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Rick    

RIGHT ON NATALIE, BUSH IS SCUM, A LIAR, A DRUNK, AND JUST PLAIN A**HOLE...THERE I SAID IT. GIVE ME SOME BACKLASH...I COULD GIVE A F***

2965 days ago
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mlc31    

they need to shut up and concentrate on their music. nobody cares what they think! However, considering how poorly their concert tickets have been selling, I don't think we'll be seeing much of them in the future. I give them about another year and the chicks will start infighting and blaming each other for the groups failure. Everyone knows how you feel about bush, join the club. Whatever happened to the music you used to write? Your last album sucked and will be your downfall.

2965 days ago
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Ann Preston    

I forgot to mention that they are unpatriotic and unappreciative spoiled brats. America has made them rich and they have no concept of the freedoms we have. Ignorance such as theirs is hard to take.

2965 days ago
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Chet    

Wow....another "Mother of the Year Award". What is she teaching her children about being respectful of people's differences of opinions??? She wants people to respect her opinions? She should practice what she preaches. Completely obnoxious.

2965 days ago
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its getting old    

This is getting really lame.....this is worse than the Simpson/Mayer fiasco for attention. Its time to get a life ladies.....we know you hate Bush (yawn). What else is new?? That you think you are his intellectual superior isn't new. BORING!

2965 days ago
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Eli    

BUSH SUCKS , RIGHT ON EXPRESS YOURSELF GIRLS, THIS IS A FREE COUNTRY AINT IT?

2965 days ago
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