Yes, you remember the song! Toni Basil has sued various companies for not asking permission for her song and/or use of other productions of her 1982 smash hit!
Her song was “not consulted, did not give written consent to the assignment or licensing of ‘Mickey.'” She also claims it is an “exclusive right to publicity has been damaged by the coupling with Mickey Mouse and the Disney brand.”
To name a few, she’s suing South Park, Forever 21, Disney, Viacom and VH1.
-Marco A. Salinas