The Kansas City Symphony was unresponsive, so #stoprush Twitter activists reached out to Folds on social media:
Folds promised to look into it:
@GeeGeeAkili haha hang on! This is the first I've heard of this. Will check into it.— benjamin folds (@BenFolds) March 19, 2014
Today Folds' manager Sharon Corbitt-House notified StopRush that the ad would be removed from Limbaugh's program.
Included in her email was a thread from an unidentified party which read:
This is scary as hell!Corbitt-House's message is below:
Sent from Mars
Thank you for your email and thank you for bringing this to our attention. We have asked our agent to reach out to the promoter in KC to ask them to pull the BF/KC Symphony ads from the Rush Limbaugh show. Thanks
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