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Rock group Queen blasts Donald Trump for using its song at the RNC

Donald Trump has made Queen angry — again. No, not the royal, but the rock legends.

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During his first appearance at the opening night of the Republican National Convention on Monday, Trump emerged from a smoky background to the tune of Queen’s “We Are the Champions.” The decision ruffled the band and its fans.

The band is speaking out against Trump’s use of its classic.

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Fans were quick to point out that Trump’s values may not align with the group’s.



Trump's entrance at the Republican National Convention was as ...

What… the... hell... was... that?! Trump is joking, right? Freddie Mercury, a gay man, is turning over in his grave right now. Video by Occupy Democrats, LIKE our page for more!

Posted by Occupy Democrats on Monday, July 18, 2016



I cant believe you let trump use we are the champions

Posted by Dennis Flaherty on Tuesday, July 19, 2016



Donald Trump had the audacity to use Queen's music at the RNC last night.  Can someone please stop him????

Posted by Teresa Arena on Tuesday, July 19, 2016



Incredibly disappointed to hear Trump walk out at RNC Convention to QUEEN music. GOP is anti-gay yet feels free to steal music from a band whose front man was gay :(.

Posted by Helen McKinley Jordan on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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It isn’t the first time Trump has played the song at a campaign-related event. The group’s lead guitarist, Brian May, took issue with Trump’s use of the song last month, noting that “permission to use the track was neither sought nor given.”

Trump has also come under fire for using music from Adele, Neil Young, Aerosmith, R.E.M. and the Rolling Stones.

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