Steven Tyler fans are a die-hard bunch, but his rock-star lifestyle and two first names weren’t enough to calm some upset fans this week after a decidedly un-rock-and-roll move.
The man who “snorted half of Peru” sent a cease-and-desist to President Donald Trump for playing his music.
While playing Aerosmith’s “Livin’ on the Edge” in West Virginia this Tuesday, Trump apparently gave “the false impression” that Steven Tyler has given his consent for the use of his music, according to the letter sent by his attorney.
Fans were quick to roast Tyler for his reaction, piling onto Twitter with some searing memes.
— Russian Troll (@Christi78047548) August 23, 2018
Confused why you don’t want your former fans to listen to your music? Too many enhancers? Your brain? pic.twitter.com/fmfUSQS1il
— Ex-Dem PA Patriot (@jody_span) August 23, 2018
Many fans expressed their disappointment. Despite Steven Tyler’s insistence that it wasn’t a political move, they weren’t buying it.
#DoneWithAerosmith began trending on Twitter, and some even began to dredge up the nauseating stuff supposedly in Steven Tyler’s past.
And well he should. I had forgotten about his dalliances with a 14 year old when he was in his late 20’s. He’s a pedophile and a lot of other’s who didn’t know are finding out about his sordid past. He should have kept his over sized mouth shut. #DONEWithAerosmith
— MisterB (@MisterB76428978) August 23, 2018
Don’t kid yourself Steven, it’s definitely political! If I wasn’t #DONEWithAerosmith, I’d suggest all of us patriots synchronized playing “Living on the Edge” at our next rally I prefer Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, or any band that doesn’t squeal like a lil b××ch! #TrumpTrain #POTUS45 https://t.co/hOB1WGhqZu
— 👉In The End We Win👈🤘 (@Carolin17951107) August 23, 2018
This isn’t the first time Tyler has had to defend himself from fans.
Earlier attempts at stopping his music at Trump rallies have happened.
The cease-and-desist remind us ‘what makes this violation even more egregious is that Mr. Trump’s use of our client’s music was previously shut down, not once, but two times, during his campaign for presidency in 2015.’
It doesn’t sound like Steven Tyler parties hard nowadays.
Unless Trump stops using Aerosmith’s music, there’s a real possibility that Tyler could bring legal action against him.
The president has a choice between obeying the letter of some lawyer or fighting “the man” and playing his loud music, even though he was told to stop.
I know what Steven Tyler would have chosen before he sold out.
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