On one side: The Naked Cowboy, aka Robert Burck, who has been a mainstay on the square since he started strumming his guitar in the near buff in On the other: Sandy Kane, a former stripper and comedian who has been strutting her stuff as the Naked Cowgirl since Not only is Burck suing her for trademark infringement, he's also trying to force her to sign a franchise agreement. That's right, walking around in your underwear strumming a guitar is an actual franchise, registered in Tennessee by Naked Cowboy Enterprises. Franchise rights include an exclusive territory and coaching by the cowpoke himself.
He later earned a Bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Cincinnati. He made an appearance on January 25, , where he performed at a Leinster Rugby game in Donnybrook, Dublin , Ireland , singing his theme song "I'm the Naked Cowboy" before 18, spectators. The album was featured on MTV News. Some of my best friends are naked. And you, sir, are not naked. On September 29, , he announced his intentions to challenge President Barack Obama in the presidential election.