‘Everyone loves Marineland!’ singer wants voice pulled from commercials

From The Toronto Star:

Suzie McNeil, the Toronto singer who voiced the Marineland jingle, wants her voice pulled from the ubiquitous commercials.

“I need to get the tag line replaced with ‘all the whales haaaaate… Marineland!’” McNeil tweeted Wednesday.

The singer posted the statement after former Marineland employees told the Star of poor water conditions, chronic short-staffing and repeated instances of animal suffering at the park.

The singer signed over the rights to her performance of the song when she penned a contract with Marineland in 2004.

“Because of the original contract, Marineland owns and has the right to continue using that recording, despite my feelings,” McNeil said in a public statement. “I plan on investigating this issue further, and doing anything in my power to help these animals.”

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