Newt Gingrich got his wrist slapped, but not by Mitt Romney, Ron Paul or Rick Santorum. The Republican contender is being sued over his use of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Survivor[/lastfm]’s “Eye Of The Tiger!” Hey Newt…even big, bad Rocky had to pay for the song!!!
According to TMZ, The lawsuit was filed in Illinois federal court on behalf of Rude Music Inc., owned by Frank Sullivan, a co-author of the song.
Gingrich has been using the song at various political events since 2009. He used the song at the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He as used it during the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in 2010.
Newt CERTAINLY isn’t the only politician sued for using a song! in fact, here are the top 10…