Twitter disabled a campaign style video that president donald trump retweeted on saturday following a complaint from linkin park over the unauthorized usage of their song in the end. A twitter user sharing a screenshot of bennington s 2017 tweet wrote the lead singer for your background song linkin park is turning in his grave right now.
A cease and desist has been issued.
Donald trump linkin park. Linkin park linkinpark july 19 2020. I doubt his widow appreciates you using it either. Several twitter users pointed out that chester bennington the now dead frontman of linkin park was vocally anti trump.
Linkin park have issued a cease and desist notice after donald trump retweeted a video featuring one of their songs. Twitter has chosen to remove a campaign style video shared by donald trump after linkin park lodged a copyright complaint over its use of their song. The soundtrack of the video was a version of the song by fleurie.
Linkin park did not and does not endorse trump nor authorize his organization to use any of our music. His bandmate mike shinoda has also been known to take shots at trump on twitter. The video posted by the us president s social media advisor has been removed.
Furor erupted across the board prompting linkin park to being trending atop twitter. A pro donald trump video that he retweeted on saturday was removed after complaints that a cover of the linkin park song in the end was used without the artists permission. Linkin park s late lead singer chester bennington who died two years ago on july 20 2017 had been strongly anti trump in a post a few months before his death bennington tweeted i repeat trump is a greater threat to the usa than terrorism.
Linkin park s late lead singer chester bennington who died two years ago on july 20 2017 had been strongly anti trump in a post a few months before his death bennington tweeted i. Bennington once famously tweeted that trump was a greater threat to the united states than terrorism. Linkin park has issued a cease and desist against donald trump after the president 39 s team used the band 39 s music without consent in a campaign video.
Linkin park s late singer chester bennington hated donald trump.