Chloe x Halle are on a tear. The sisters have loved loads of success collectively, as Beyoncé’s R&B protégés and actresses on Freeform’s Grown-ish, however 2022 has so far been marked by their particular person successes. Halle Bailey is starring as Ariel in Disney’s 2023 live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, and Chlöe, August’s Uproxx cover star, is rolling out her self-titled solo debut album behind scorching singles like “Have Mercy,” “Treat Me,” and “Surprise.”
And on Tuesday (October 4), Chlöe debuted because the face of Pepsi’s revival of its Pepsi-Cola Soda Store, placing her distinctive spin on “Footloose.” The music video begins with a waiter named Kevin serving bacon — an apparent nod towards Footloose star Kevin Bacon and a maybe unintended perpetuation of the Six Levels Of Kevin Bacon — however the star of this present is Chlöe.
The Atlanta star takes over the diner together with her spicy efficiency, dancing on the counter tops earlier than being transported to a Pepsi-themed barn for a real dance get together. In line with Adweek, the industrial will make its TV debut throughout this Saturday’s (October 8) episode of Saturday Night time Stay.
In line with a press launch, Pepsi “is encouraging all to create their very own trendy tackle the tune by way of a TikTok dance problem, impressed by summer time 2022’s viral ‘Footloose’ TikTok development” from October 7 to October 16 for the possibility to win Chlöe-autographed posters and sneakers. Chlöe has by no means been one to draw back from a TikTok challenge herself.
Watch the brand new Pepsi spot above.