()The controversy keeps building for .’ “” movie.

The song, “ Pt 2,” plays for about two minutes as st Joaquin Phoeni, who plays the , dances down a f of strs.
And that’s not .
    Glitter, whose real name is Gadd, is probably making off the song’s use in the movie, too.
    It’s uncle ely how much Glitter could make, but John y, who specializes in , broke down the general process.
    Basicy, every song has two s — the (the ual of the song, like its and melody) and the ual (also kn as the master). Because Glitter is a co- on the song, he probably owns some percent of the , y sd.
    The master is typicy owned by the recording , but y sd it’s possible that the have reverted back to Glitter. Whatever coming out of the song’s use would also have to get filte through whatever record deal Glitter has.
    In some out of the US, movie ters also pay for used in . ‘’ has already been released internationy, and Glitter stands to make that way as well. Though single from ters e , y sd they could add up to a “significant payday.” He’ll also get pd when the movie rs on .
    Regdless, Glitter is making , y sd. And the amount could be in the si figures range.

    The of using a song by a

    It’s not just about the , though. Some e questioning the morality of including the song and bringing profit to a convicted offender.
    Rahul Kohli, a or best kn for playing Dr. Ravi Chakrabti in The CW’s “iZombie,” sd on that he enjoyed the movie, but he also epressed that many might feel some discomfort at the song choice.
    Glitter was sentenced in 2015 to 16 yes in after being convicted of . The former pop st was convicted of one count of attempted of a under 13 yes , one count of having with a under the of 13 and four counts of indecent agnst s.
    In 1999 he admitted to possessing — landing him in jl for four months. Seven yes later, while living in , he was convicted of offenses agnst ng s and jled for almost 3 yes.
    Though some clm the use of the song could be an intentional choice by filmmakers, . has not ly commented. reached out for further comment and have yet to he back.
    and . e owned by the same pent , Wner.
    Despite the wave of controversies, “” is making quite a bit of — bringing in an estimated $93.5 million in North America alone in its opening weekend. That makes it the highest-grossing opening ever in the month of October.

    The song’s differing contets

    Pt 2” is best kn to n audiences as the “Hey Song,” commonly played during ing . asked s to stop playing the song back in 2006, after the was chged for in .
    In 2012, banned the song from , as a version of it was being used as a touchdown anthem for the Patriots at the .
      The song was also used as the goal song for several NHL s, including the Nashville Pators. The Pators nixed the song before the stt of the 2014-15 son in the wake of the chges agnst Glitter.
      Fans in the US, though, still to associate the song more with victorious ing , was in the Glitter’s is more widely kn.


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