Roger Waters ‘dropped by publishing company’ over Israel remarks

Roger Waters has reportedly been dropped by music rights company BMG over his inflammatory remarks about Israel, Ukraine and the United States.

The Pink Floyd rocker, 80, had signed a publishing deal with the German-based company in 2016. However, he has been the subject of multiple controversies in recent years, and was recently accused by former co-workers of making repeated, derogatory comments about Jewish people.

Waters was scheduled to release a newly recorded version of the band’s 1973 classic Dark Side of the Moon last year, but the project was shelved then eventually released by UK-based record label Cooking Vinyl.

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