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Tuesday, March 6,2012

Peter Gabriel Takes on Rush Limbaugh

Advertisers aren't the only ones pulling their products from The Rush Limbaugh Radio Show.

In the wake of host Rush Limbaugh's attack on Georgetown student and birth control advocate Sandra Fluke, musician Peter Gabriel has moved to have his music withdrawn from the controversial program. After learning that his song "Sledgehammer" was played during Limbaugh's rant, in which he called Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute," a spokesperson for Gabriel released the following statement:

"Peter was appalled to learn that his music was linked to Rush Limbaugh's extraordinary attack on Sandra Fluke. It is obvious from anyone that knows Peter's work that he would never approve such a use. He has asked his representatives to make sure his music is withdrawn and especially from these unfair aggressive and ignorant comments."

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