Sunday, May 19, 2024

Taylor Swift Rebukes Borchetta-Braun Statement, Says They Already Turned Down Use of Her Songs at Two Events


Read this, kids. Taylor Swift’s PR, Tree Paine, says Borchetta-Braun turned them down to use Taylor’s songs at two events. This back and forth on Twitter is going to wear out. But meantime, I say to the record guys, she’s got you. You can’t win. Make a big nice statement and say she can use the songs whenever. Saul Zaentz did this to John Fogerty and it became his epitaph. It wasn’t “producer of The English Patient.” It was “The Guy Who Tortured John Fogerty.” Who needs that?

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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