John Fogerty takes aim at “Proud Mary” movie for using his song title

Credit: Myriam SantosJohn Fogerty is not happy about Proud Mary, the new movie about a hit-woman with a heart named Mary, starring Empire’s Taraji P. Henson.

Not only does the movie borrow its title from Fogerty’s 1968 Creedence Clearwater Revival classic, but a variation on the song’s lyrics was used in promotional material for the film.

On Thursday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer took to Twitter to complain in a lengthy statement.

“It irks me when people seek to capitalize on the popularity of my music and the good will it has earned with the …read more

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