JOHN MELLENCAMP COMMENTS ON "JACK AND DIANE" MOVIE
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- John Mellencamp says he has nothing to do with a new film called "Jack and Diane." The film is running as video-on-demand. Mellencamp says his song does not appear in the movie, nor did he have anything to do with the title. Mellencamp says it's apparent the characters "were named with the hope that the familiar title might resonate in some people's minds." He says that's probably OK from a legal standpoint "but riding on someone else's coattails and having a moral compass is left up to each individual."