Jefferson Airplane and Starship singer Grace Slick says all the money Chick-fil-A paid to put “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” in its Grammy ad is being used to fund the gay-rights group Lambda Legal. Apparently, she concocted this clever plot right after the chain reached out to get permission, she writes in a Forbes blog post. She admits the company’s stance on same-sex marriage was an immediate deterrent, but knew that if she turned them down out of principle, they would have just used a different song and paid somebody else:
So that was my voice you heard on the Chick-fil-A commercial during the Grammy Awards telecast. I am donating every dime that I make from that ad to Lambda Legal, the largest national legal organization working to advance the civil rights of LGBTQ people, and everyone living with HIV. Admittedly it’s not the millions that WinShape [the charity founded by …
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