The leader of the American rock band Aerosmith Steven Tyler, through his counsel, sent the White house an official letter to the President of the United States Donald Trump to stop using their music during meetings. This publication reports Variety.
The occasion was a short video, published on August 21 by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta on Twitter. “The location in West Virginia before meeting trump. Playing a song Aerosmith – Livin’ On The Edge,” he wrote.
The scene in WV before Trump’s rally. Aerosmith”s “Livin’ on the edge” playing. pic.twitter.com/HW1qr9TBgE
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) 21 Aug 2018
It is reported that in the letter, Tyler refers to a special law prohibiting any use of fact that may mislead about views, ties or accessories of a person. According to the lawyer of the musician Dina Lapolt, play songs Aerosmith is subject to this law because it gives the false impression that Tyler supports trump. And it is in fact not the case.
Recall, this is not the first such conflict between a musician and a politician. During the election campaign trump used the song Aerosmith – Dream On. Then he recalled the need to take written permission to use the song. In addition to Aerosmith, a similar demand was put forward by the British Rolling Stones. Trump without permission used at campaign rallies their hits Sympathy for the Devil, Brown Sugar and Start Me Up.