“Grandpa is feeling a little shaky today. Let me say something to you all and be as clear and concise as possible,” he says before proceeding to fire a four pack of cans with a rifle and close the camera. “Fuck Bud Light and fuck Anheuser-Busch. Have a wonderful day.”
Bud Light’s parent company, Anheuser-Busch, has not specifically addressed the response, but it has explained its decision to partner with Mulvaney as part of efforts to reach different groups of consumers. The custom can was intended to celebrate reaching a milestone following the transition.
“Anheuser-Busch works with hundreds of influencers across our brands as just one of many ways to connect authentically with diverse demographic audiences,” a spokesperson said in a statement shared with BuzzFeed News. “From time to time we produce unique commemorative cans for fans and brand influencers like Dylan Mulvaney. This commemorative Cain was a gift to celebrate personal milestones and is not for sale to the general public.
Anheuser-Busch did not comment on Kid Rock’s video.
Right-wing rhetoric and Kid Rock’s videos come as transgender people remain Targeted by Republican lawmakers, According to american civil liberties unionSo far this year, 451 anti-LGBTQ bills have been introduced in state legislatures across the country.