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Justin Timberlake apologizes for ‘Take Back the Night’ controversy


Justin Timberlake has apologized after unknowingly using the name of an anti-rape group as a song title.

Take Back the Night is the name of the new single released last week by the pop star, and also of a sexual assault awareness foundation, who threatened to sue the singer for using their name without permission.
The song’s lyrics include phrases that don’t necessarily support the group’s aims, including “Tonight’s the night, come on, surrender,” and “Use me up until there’s nothing left.”

Timberlake released an apology, saying he had no idea who the group was.

Apology and TBtN's responseCollapse )
I'm still surprised that no one on his team caught this beforehand. Hopefully it will bring a lot more attention to TBtN and the work that they do.
Tags: justin timberlake, legal / lawsuit, music / musician (pop)
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