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The Chicks Address Lady A’s Controversial Lawsuit: 'It's Been Very Awkward And Uncomfortable'

The Chicks are speaking out about a host of controversial topics surrounding the country music industry in a new interview with Andy Cohen.

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As you may have heard, The Chicks, formerly The Dixie Chicks, recently dropped "Dixie" from their name due to the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement.

For those of you who don't know, "Dixie" is a nickname for the Confederate States of America amid the Civil War.

When asked by Andy Cohen how the ladies felt about Lady A, formerly Lady Antebellum, changing their name as well, The Chicks said it was "the right move."

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"I think it was good. It was news to us that they had gotten that trademark, what, six years ago or something," Natalie Maines replied.

"I wasn’t up to speed on what they were doing. I think it was the right move."

When asked about the ongoing legal battle between the band Lady A and the blues singer Anita “Lady A” White, Natalie said it was "awkward."

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"I think it’s been very awkward and uncomfortable to have this whole lawsuit and it’s kind of going against the point of changing their name."

In the band's statement last month, Lady A clarified they're dropping "Antebellum" from their name due to its racist origins.

Antebellum refers to the period of history before The Civil War, which includes slavery.

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In changing their name to Lady A, however, the band has run into some legal trouble with Anita "Lady A" White.

"We are sad to share that our sincere hope to join together with Anita White in unity and common purpose has ended. She and her team have demanded a $10 million payment, so reluctantly we have come to the conclusion that we need to ask a court to affirm our right to continue to use the name Lady A, a trademark we have held for many years,” the band said in a statement to ET Canada.

When asked by Andy how they felt about fans who don't like their name change from "The Dixie Chicks" to "The Chicks" they were of course, real AF!

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“We don’t really care,” Martie Maguire quipped as they all laughed.

Oh, those are my GIRLS!

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