Getting your celebrity gossip from TMZ is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash.
Hey, remember when Madonna did that really disappointing Super Bowl halftime show, and then M.I.A. (@miauniverse) danced around with Madge and a million underage cheerleaders in tiny outfits, and then M.I.A. flipped off the camera for, like, .25 seconds, and then everybody was mad, and then everybody made out and was OK again because, you know, football? The NFL now is demanding that M.I.A. pony up $1.5 million for tarnishing its solid reputation with that flick of her finger. But M.I.A. is not having any of that crap!
Dear fans i will be issueing a statement shortly on NFL vs MIA . Thank you for your support and patience.— M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) September 23, 2013
http://t.co/VhY8Jk6QAn rehersed sexual hip gesture vs finger gesture , whats more obscene ?— M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) September 23, 2013
M.I.A. makes some great points in her video about the hypocrisy of NFL's wholesomeness standards. And she wants you to know just how HARDCORE PUNK her actions were:
PUNK / BAD/ BAD GIRLS / STRONG / CHARGED / PRESENT / INSTINCTIVE / EMPOWERD / NOT AT MERCY / POWERFUL / ANTI DISESTABLISHMENTARIANISM— M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) September 24, 2013
any of these words work . but i like DISESTABLISHMENTARIANISM .— M.I.A (@MIAuniverse) September 24, 2013
In case you don't remember M.I.A.'s earth-shattering moment in NFL history, here you go:
We know that your world is crashing down now. Sorry.
Even when you're a big star, you still love Grams and Gramps. If Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) can hang with his elders, you can, too:
Family dinner with my Grandparents tonight. #thebest— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) September 25, 2013
Love u granny and grampa http://t.co/0Uu8L54zJc— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) September 25, 2013
But make no mistake: Bieber's grandparents are NOT the Dorseys:
Any account on twitter isn't actually my Grandparents! They don't have twitter and say they never will :) http://t.co/m35DnRefiT— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) September 25, 2013
Are we clear on that?
Continue for Drake on a skateboard and Ted Nugent eating deer.
Some musicians appreciate everything that comes their way. Just look at "Weird Al" Yankovic (@alyankovic):
Perhaps the greatest honor I've ever received. Thank you, Tulsa! http://t.co/GRxbrRAZYY— Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) September 24, 2013
Damn. Some of us don't even have our own desk. #jealous
THIS IS MY DRAKE ALBUM SITTING IN A SEAT OF A CAR champagnepapi http://t.co/NJgLGS0XJ5— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) September 24, 2013
WOW MY DRAKE ALBUM SKATEBOARDING TONY DRAWK http://t.co/wsjoQdb0GH— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) September 24, 2013
AWW MY DRAKE ALBUM IS EATING A SANDWICH HE NEED VITAMINS http://t.co/tiWqvf3GGG— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) September 24, 2013
WOW MY DRAKE ALBUM IS LISTENING TO A DRAKE ALBUM http://t.co/ERITvxuebg— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) September 25, 2013
AWW MY DRAKE ALBUM IS SLEEPY IT HAD A VERY LONG DAY EVERYONE SAY GOOD NIGHT http://t.co/kCSXBDMwDd— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) September 25, 2013
Drake's album apparently had a better day than we did. Not that that makes us question our purpose in life or anything.
As is his God-given right as a real 'Merican, Ted Nugent (@tednugent) is goin' huntin':
Surely God created deer elk bear moose all game the perfect size & design for my arrows— Ted Nugent (@TedNugent) September 25, 2013
Surely that's why all the animals come with bulls-eye's on their asses, right? But some folks have trouble eating baby deer. What do you think about that, Nuge?
What sort of LSD infected freak thinks venison isnt food. Eat more venison— Ted Nugent (@TedNugent) September 25, 2013
Our boy Murphy Lee (@murphylee) is reppin' St. Louis hard this week:
After all, the man has a show coming up:
That must be why Murph has been hitting the gym lately:
Jus did a hr or so in da gym...I must say.felt good....I don't think the ladys ready for derrt to get toned up in dis bootch....too much— MURPHY LEE (@murphylee) September 24, 2013
This lady is totally ready for you, Murph. Totally.
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