Back in December Beyonce came under fire for signing a $50 million deal with Pepsi after formerly aligning herself with First Lady Michelle Obama's get fit campaign [click here if you missed that].
Beyonce responds to the backlash...
From Flaunt Magazine
Some were critical at your participating in a Pepsi campaign after you moved your body for childhood obesity. Where is the balance between your career objectives and your philanthropy?
"Pepsi is a brand I've grown up seeing my heroes collaborate with. The company respects musicians and artistry. I wouldn't encourage any person, especially a child, to live life without balance. When you work out, take care of your body, rehearse as hard as I rehearsed in the commercial, I think it's great to have a Pepsi or Diet Pepsi when you want one. It's all about choices."