La Roux furious over use of song to promote bulletproof backpacks

Singer attacks Fox Business for playing Bulletproof in TV item about school shootings

La Roux has attacked the US television channel Fox Business for using her song Bulletproof in an item on backpacks designed to protect children during school shootings.

Producers chose the La Roux song, including the lyrics: “This time baby, I’ll be bulletproof”, to accompany the opening footage, prompting the artist, Elly Jackson, to tell the magazine Billboard: “Using Bulletproof, a song I wrote about relationships, for a piece like this is abhorrent. I have never, and would never approve my music to be used in this way.”

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