was nominated as Honorary Guide since July 22, 2004. after her constant support of filmmaker Michael Moore and her liberal views. A few days before her nomination, she was denied appearance at the Aladdin Casino in Las Vegas after she dedicated the song “Desperado” to Moore and asked her audience to see Fahrenheit 9/11, his latest film. In her dedication, Ronstadt described Moore as “a patriot spreading truth.” The dedication angered many in the audience, who deliberately spilled drinks, tore down posters and demanded their money back. According to an Aladdin spokesperson, about 25 percent of the audience of 4,500 got up and left before the performance had finished.