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Peter Gabriel 'appalled' his music used during Limbaugh's attack on Fluke

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Rush Limbaugh is already down thirteen sponsors, and on top of it all, he's going to have to shock his own monkey from now on.

A representative for musician Peter Gabriel released a statement this week, saying that the singer was "appalled" that his 1986 hit song 'Sledgehammer' was used as a background track during Limbaugh's recent attack on birth control advocated Sandra Fluke.

Gabriel, whose most recent Los Angeles appearance was at the Hollywood Bowl in 2008, posted this message on his Facebook fan page Monday:

"Peter was appalled to learn that his music was linked to Rush Limbaugh's extraordinary attack on Sandra Fluke. It is obvious from anyone that knows Peter's work that he would never approve such a use. He has asked his representatives to make sure his music is withdrawn and especially from these unfair aggressive and ignorant comments. "

On February 29th, Limbaugh called Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute" who was "having so much sex she can't afford her own birth control pills" after she testified before Congress about why her school's health insurance should cover contraception.

If Limbaugh is smart, he won't even think about using another Gabriel song, if only for fear that the singer will show up wearing one of his super creepy 1970s Genesis costumes.

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