It’s official. The “Dixie Chicks” are no more. From now on they want to be known as just “The Chicks”:
Dixie Chicks are changing their name: The trio is now called The Chicks. https://t.co/sTAI98Fenj
— Pitchfork (@pitchfork) June 25, 2020
This is our reaction:
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) June 25, 2020
“D Chicks” would have sounded odd:
I see they decided that going the "Lady Antebellum" route by shortening it to "Lady A" wouldn't work quite so well with their band name. https://t.co/G73sVDY9rt
— JERRY DUNLEAVY (@JerryDunleavy) June 25, 2020
But just “The Chicks”? Who wants to tell them:
once they find out that "chick" can be used as a pejorative term towards women, they'll change their name to "The" https://t.co/bT0OGRYiGh
— Siraj Hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) June 25, 2020
erm excuse me "chicks" is ridiculously sexist this is not cool https://t.co/iMU0sGV5hB
— Jeff B., now with 50% more annoyingness (@EsotericCD) June 25, 2020
Any other suggestions?
That's still very offensive to women.
This isn't good enough.
They should be called ________. https://t.co/idL04D91sv
— Jason Howerton (@jason_howerton) June 25, 2020
Or, better yet:
Still offensive. Just disband and that’ll do the trick. https://t.co/bRoZhfPFDY
— Michael Weiss (@michaeldweiss) June 25, 2020
And all eyes are on “Dixie Cups”:
Just realized we're overdue for a handwringing column about the Koch-owned Dixie Cup brand https://t.co/lgQftstdKX
— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) June 25, 2020