Click For Photo: https://media.breitbart.com/media/2019/02/REMtrumphurt1.jpg
Members of the Rock Hall of Fame rock band R.E.M. melted down after President Donald Trump tweeted a video mocking Democratic lawmakers featuring their hit song “Everybody Hurts.”
On Friday evening, Trump shared a video mocking the faces of Democrats during his State of the Union address earlier this month, using the 1992 hit as its music.
Members - Band - Bassist - Mike - Mills
However, former members of the band, including their bassist Mike Mills, acted angrily to his use of the song, and quickly lodged a copyright complaint with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
“The **** @CarpeDonktum created the meme,” Mills wrote. “#PresidentAsshole retweeted it. Measures have been taken to stop it. @jack you need to get on this.”
Band - Account - Controversy - Trump - World
The now-defunct band’s official account also weighed in on the controversy, describing Trump as “World Leader Pretend” and urging Congress and the media to “ghost this faker.”
According to CNBC, a lawyer for the Universal Music Publishing Group reached out to Twitter on Friday demanding that the video be taken...
Wake Up To Breaking News!
This space intentionally left blank