Survivor did not grant Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis rights to 'Eye of the Tiger'
It might be Kim Davis' favorite hype-up song, but Survivor says it did not grant the embattled Kentucky county clerk the rights to use "Eye of the Tiger" at her get-out-of-jail rally.
Davis -- who was jailed for refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples in her state -- stood alongside Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee at a rally in Grayson, Ky., on Tuesday (Sept. 8) as the Survivor anthem made famous by RockyIII played in the background.
For his part, Survivor founding member and "Eye of the Tiger" co-writer Frankie Sullivan made clear on Facebook that he did not support Davis' crusade. "We did not grant Kim Davis any rights to use 'My Tune -The Eye Of The Tiger.' I would not grant her the rights to use Charmin!" he wrote.
See his full Facebook post below:
Requests for comment from the song's other co-writer, Jim Peterik, went unreturned at press time.
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