10. Charlie, You Shoulda Looked Out A Little Bit
Florida’s Republican governor Charlie Crist was sued by former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne for using the band’s “Road to Nowhere” in a video during Crist’s unsuccessful US Senate campaign in 2010. Byrne asked for $1 million in damages and settled for an undisclosed sum.
Crist made an ultra-repentent grovel-ridden apology video; Byrne declared that the case had left him feeling “very manly.”
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