Rihanna wants Trump to stop playing her songs at rallies
Rihanna wants Trump to stop playing her songs at rallies
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05 November, 2018, 21:41
Rihanna's pledge comes after announcing her support for Democratic Florida gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum.
Rucker wrote, "It's been said a million times, but here's a million and one - Trump'srallies are unlike anything else in politics".
This afternoon, White House Bureau Chief at The Washington PostPhilip Rucker tweeted the fact that Rihanna's song, "Don't Stop the Music", was playing at a Trump rally in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Rihanna, falling in line with the almost homogenous Hollywood culture, has been cheerleading Andrew Gillum, the Democrat nominee for Governor of Florida.
The Anti singer has had her say on the US President's use of her music at his rallies, slamming the MAGA gatherings as "tragic" and vowing to prevent Donald Trump from ever using her tunes for his political gain again.
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And Rihanna isn't the only celebrity losing it over her song being played in association with President Trump. In a series of tweets the singer said, "Unfortunately the Trump campaign is using loopholes in the various venues' blanket performance licenses which were not intended for such craven political purposes, without the songwriters' consent".
This is coming just nearly a week after Pharrell Williams also said he will be suing Donald Trump for playing his smash hit song, Happy.
"There was nothing "happy" about the tragedy inflicted upon our country on Saturday and no permission was granted for your use of this song for this objective", said Howard King, a lawyer for Williams.
During the 2016 election numerous bands and artists, including Adele, the Rolling Stones and Elton John, requested the Trump campaign stop using their material.
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