Olivia Rodrigo Needs To Recruit Elvis Costello To Her PR Team, Because He Shut Down Claims She Plagiarized Him So Fast

    It's brutal out here.

    You probably know "Drivers License" singer and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series star Olivia Rodrigo.

    You also know Grammy Award–winning British rocker Elvis Costello.

    Elvis Costello performing on-stage

    While those probably aren't two names you ever expected to hear in the same sentence, a Twitter user created waves earlier this week when they accused Olivia of ripping off Elvis's song "Pump It Up" on her song "Brutal."

    A still from the music video for "Pump it Up" showing Elvis and his band performing

    These accusations followed Courtney Love's claims that the artwork for Olivia's Sour Prom copied her album Live Through This.

    However, in true icon fashion, Elvis wasn't having it.

    @biiilyedwards This is fine by me, Billy. It’s how rock and roll works. You take the broken pieces of another thrill and make a brand new toy. That’s what I did. #subterreaneanhomesickblues #toomuchmonkeybusiness

    @ElvisCostello / Via Twitter: @ElvisCostello

    "It's how rock and roll works," he said.

    In the hashtags, he appeared to insinuate that "Pump It Up" borrowed from "Subterranean Homesick Blues" by Bob Dylan, which in turn took inspiration from "Too Much Monkey Business" by Chuck Berry.

    Bob Dylan and Chuck Berry separately performing on-stage

    Olivia herself was too busy living her best life with her friends and fans at Sour Prom to pay attention to the haters, as one should.