Can $10 Million Buy a Weezer Breakup?

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New-Weezer hater James Burns has offered Weezer $10 million to break up, according to Consequence of Sound.

Burns, who has been a fan of the band since the 90s, is hoping for $10 million in donations so he can bribe Weezer into never making songs like "Beverly Hills" ever again. The campaign has raised $136 already, but it seems as though collecting nearly $10 million more is a long way off. Wishful thinking never hurt anyone.

Frankly, I want to know why nobody has come up with ideas like this for other crummy bands. How come nobody offered Haddaway a nice sum of money to never release "What Is Love?"

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Lenni Rosenblum
Lenni Rosenblum

UPDATE: James Burns has received a response from the band.According to Entertainment Weekly, drummer Patrick Wilson posted on his Twitter, “If they can make it 20, we’ll do the 'deluxe breakup!'"

http://music-mix.ew.com/2010/1...

Joe Distort
Joe Distort

@xanderno he wants to pay WEEZER to just go away. the song mentioned is recorded and was released a few albums back...

Xander
Xander

wait wait wait... so you want to offer money to someone to avoid making a song before they made it? BRB dividing by Zero in progress

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