Citing Case Studies From Viral Videos


A hollywood star gave a controversial interview which went viral on social media. If you give a course on "Creating Viral Content" then reference that particular celebrity interview as a case study. An affiliate link to an easy video creation software is added at the end of the tutorial. Would it a violation of any kind?
Specifics matter, but merely referencing a copyright protected work is not generally an act that could be the basis of an infringement claim.