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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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46.

shan    

it's UNamerican to not express your opinions.

just because a person is an entertainer doesn't make their expression any less valuable...

2773 days ago
47.

anon    

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!! YOU GO GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2773 days ago
48.

Carmen    

TO LIVEWIRE:

What should a President do when getting the news he got in front of a bunch of 5 yrs...jump and run out of the classroom or sit there and debate the next plan of action? I am sorry but where you like or dislike the President..you could never understand the day to day action of a President..trying to keep millions of people safe including you DUMBASS!!!!

2773 days ago
49.

Gapeach    

Well if anyone knows anaything about being a dumbf**k - it's Natalie.

2773 days ago
50.

Rick    

36. Can this dumb ass bitch be anymore full of herself???
I'm so tired of this country hick running her mouth
like she knows what she's talking about...I don't agree with
Bush either..But this annoying bitch should be grateful she's
in a country where she can spew crap outta her mouth...
They must be bored again....or need another CD booster...

Posted at 7:11PM on Sep 12th 2006 by Jinxy

tHEN SHOVE YOUR HEAD UP YOUR ASS AND GET OVER IT....tHE dIXIE cHICKS rULE AND bush sucks dick cheney

2773 days ago
51.

U Know Who    

Pres Bush a Drunk? Hmmmm your confused or maybe drunk yourself? He used to drink but not anymore.

The Dixeat chicks are just that, they blow to begin with. And can they cancel a few more shows after this oh you KNOW they can. Dixeat chix will be playing the Starbucks circuit in no time. The other two oughta straighten that other one out.n a side not MAN ARE THEY FUGLY! Damn these chicks look like hell, especially the googly eyed one eeeK!


BlackMetal

2773 days ago
52.

Pieta    

They are dumb f***s!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Who listens to their sh*t music.
Keep your stupid, f***ing opinions to yourself.
They are making movies about assisinating Bush - why don't you all sing about it too.

2773 days ago
53.

lotte    

These girls don't know how the government work. Everything that the President does go through council of advisers that sadly include both rep. and dem. members. We have a senate and house of representatives who voted for the war
.Members of Congress voted to finance the war. Ours is a democratic country.
.Celebrities should get out of politics.WE have enough entertainers in all our local and national politics. Stick to singing, Girls.

2773 days ago
54.

Stormy    

Congress did approve the War in Iraq.
On another note, I notice that the posts with bad spelling and grammar are the same who have derogatory comments about our current President.
Clinton's legacy will not be Monica Lewinsky or the most popular president during his time, but as the President who did not capture bin Laden when it was the best opportunity. In 1999 the head of the CIA said, "this may be our last opportunity to get him (bin Laden)." Clinton just sat on his hands (or a cigar?).

2773 days ago
55.

Rick    

40. Pres Bush a Drunk? Hmmmm your confused or maybe drunk yourself? He used to drink but not anymore.

The Dixeat chicks are just that, they blow to begin with. And can they cancel a few more shows after this oh you KNOW they can. Dixeat chix will be playing the Starbucks circuit in no time. The other two oughta straighten that other one out.n a side not MAN ARE THEY FUGLY! Damn these chicks look like hell, especially the googly eyed one eeeK!


BlackMetal

Posted at 7:13PM on Sep 12th 2006 by U Know Who

hey dumbass the man is a recovering alcholic, yes he is a drunk, so start reading and quit acting like some dumb ass ghetto bitch-apparently you know nothing about this a**hole!

2773 days ago
56.

lorelai    

go natalie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i love these chicks they have a right to speak there mind and everyone else in america agrees with them anyways!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


your a dumb f**k
lol

2773 days ago
57.

Stormy    

I love how liberals continue to constantly attempt to change Historical facts. PURE IGNORANCE!

2773 days ago
58.

Mel    

I can understand why they are angry-- first for what is going on around the world thanks to the Bush administration's miserable handling of just about everything that comes its way (or that it seeks out, unfortunately), but second for the bizarro response to her comments from Americans who seem to forget the whole concept of freedom while they roll around naked in their flags thinking that makes them a patriot. If the Dixie Chicks say they don't like George Bush, who cares? How about all the weird people on the right making comments that are bringing back in full force the era of McCarthyism? To me, that is infinitely more dangerous, and yet this all of this anger is roused towards the Dixie Chicks?! It's ridiculous, and the response is freakish and irrational, like somehow the Dixie Chicks saying they don't like Bush cuts at the very core of your being/ identity. Maybe it does? In one of their songs addressing this very issue they say, "How on earth could something I said/ Send somebody so over the edge/ That they write me a letter, saying that I better/ Shut up and sing or my life will be over." Yes, exactly. I am more shocked by the psychotic reaction to what they said, than by the substance of their comments. And as for the person who talks about this being about respect? Why don't you ask the same thing of our President, who seems to have respect for no human life or culture or religion except for his own and people like him [rewind tape to Katrina response, to the senseless killing of thousands of Iraqi citizens who had nothing to do with 9/11 because in reality he just wanted to get rid of Saddam ("that guy tried to kill my Dad!"), etc.]

2773 days ago
59.

Michele    

Talk about dumb f***s, what's wrong with the rest of the band to allow her to keep putting the President of the United States down. They must be dumb f***s just like Natalie.

Keep your opinions to yourself. The world is the way it is because of people like you who have no respect for our government, like them or not.

2773 days ago
60.

Ken Cook    

Dixie Chicks Rule!! I have nothing but the greatest respect for these women who are brave and courageous enough to stand up to the GOP Character Asassination Machine and tell it to stick it right up their A**!! It's quite funny to read the posts of all the goody-ggodies out there who pretend that they're offended...more right-wing hypocrisy. Thank you Dixie Chicks for expressing what half the voting public feels..You are NOT ALONE!!!!

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