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Miley Cyrus likes The Flaming Lips

9:00 AM EDT on July 18, 2011

On Saturday night, Miley Cyrus sent the following tweets to her 1.7-million followers.

In case you didn't know, those are the lyrics to The Flaming Lips song "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (Part 1)." This song is apparently about a friend of the band who fought cancer. It came in number four on my list of the Top 10 Flaming Lips Songs.

Anyway, always the showmen, Wayne Coyne had this clever response:

Yeah, just kidding. Wayne Coyne didn't tweet the lyrics to Achy Breaky Heart in response to Miley Cyrus. You see, that would have been kind of funny, clever and a bit ironic. But no, Wayne just got star struck, re-tweeted Miley's tweet, and then went back to doing those things that Wayne Coyne does ... things like taking nude pictures of your wife "Moonbathing (NSFW)," "Peeing at the Drunken Fry (NSFW)" and "complaining about people selling your stuff on Ebay."

Huh? From the website Triple J:

Front man for The Flaming Lips, Wayne Coyne, has appealed to fans to not buy any items from an Ebay user selling band paraphernalia.

Coyne tweeted over the weekend and urged fans "Please DO NOT buy this stuff.

The guy selling this stuff knows we want it back but demands that we give tens of thousands of dollars.. Please DO NOT give him money

Dude with Flaming Lips costumes and equipment on E-Bay is completely un sympathetic... I've spoke with him and he's a prick!!!

Don't give him your money he is the worst kind of opportunist.. He profits from others misfortune.. F**k him!!

However the Ebay listing from seller okiebuysell claims the items "were purchased from a storage locker rent by the FLAMING LIPS and we are the legal owners".

You can check out the items here.

Thanks for the warning Wayne, but I don't think you have to worry about me or anyone else paying $500 for a Flaming Lips Monkey costume. Instead you may want to worry about paying your storage rent, why so many dead birds are in your neighborhood and why you feel the need to post pictures of them on Twitter. While you're at it, explain what that "Christmas on Mars" film was all about. It makes "Mulholland Drive" look formulaic.

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