Beastie Boys respond to GoldieBlox lawsuit with open letter
The Beastie Boys see GoldieBlox’s lawsuit, and now they’re fighting back — with an open letter.
The group’s surviving members Mike D and Ad-Rock responded to the company that appropriated the Beasties classic “Girls” today. Read their message below:
So, whose side are you guys on? Yes, Goldieblox’s product is a positive one for young girls — but it’s also operating as a for-profit company, and permission to use the song was neither sought nor granted.