Coca-Cola's "America the Beautiful" Super Bowl Commercial Sparks Outrage on Twitter

Soft drink company had voices sing the patriotic tune in different languages

By Jenna Mullins Feb 03, 2014 1:32 AMTags
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Who knew a Coke commercial could cause such an uproar?

Coca-Cola aired a Super Bowl commercial titled "It's Beautiful," with a simple premise: scenes from American life (families, pool parties, road trips, what have you) with "America the Beautiful" playing in the background. The twist? The patriotic tune was sung in different languages.

You can watch Coke's Super Bowl ad below:

And apparently that did not sit well with some people on Twitter. #SpeakAmerican instantly started trending on Twitter, and talk of the commercial looked a lot like this:

Of course, not everyone shared that opinion. Twitter was also flooded with people expressing frustration over the tweets bashing the Coke commercial.

With all the noise on Twitter either applauding or criticizing the commercial, viewers might have missed this historic moment:

What did you think of Coke's "America the Beautiful" commercial?