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Survivor Is Pissed at Kim Davis for Using "Eye of the Tiger"

The band is threatening to pursue legal action

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Sadie Gennis

Survivor is not happy that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis played the band's hit song "Eye of the Tiger" during the press conference celebrating her release from prison for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

"NO! We did not grant Kim Davis any rights to use 'My Tune -The Eye Of The Tiger.' I would not grant her the rights to use Charmin!,'" co-writer Frankie Sullivan posted on the band's Facebook page.

Watch Kim Davis' speech to supporters after leaving jail

The band's co-founder Jim Peterik also shared his discontent about the song's association with Davis and said he was planning to issue a cease and desist.

"I was very surprised and dismayed at the misuse of the song I co-wrote with Frankie Sullivan for Rocky lll," Peterik also told Billboard. "The song has motivated thousands through the years to reach beyond their limits. Its use for the release of Kim Davis does not support my views or my politics. I have contacted my publishers to make sure this usage is stopped immediately."