Budweiser gripes about its appearance in ‘Flight’

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Usually companies are thrilled to get a little shout-out in movies, but not this time.

Anheuser-Busch, brewers of the iconic Budweiser beer, says Denzel Washington’s “Flight” reflected poorly on their brand, since Washington’s character is often seen drinking to excess, snorting cocaine — and surrounded by bottles and cans of Budweiser and other alcoholic beverages.

First reported earlier, Chicago Sun-Times’ Bill Zwecker has more details.

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