There's nothing we love for that some good old Chinese food, especially if we get a free Chinese fortune cookie.
We assumed The Killers were the same, but it all went a bit pear-shaped when they found the lyrics to one of their songs in a Panda Express fortune cookie. The 'fortune' read, 'Smile Like You Mean It' which is the lyrics to one of the band's most famous songs.
The band called out the Chinese chain on Twitter saying, 'I'm thinkin' orange chicken for life and we'll let you off the hook for using our stuff.'
I'm thinkin' orange chicken for life and we'll let you off the hook for using our stuff. pic.twitter.com/3gJ9FebZVD
— The Killers (@thekillers) January 8, 2017
'Smile Like You Mean It' is one of the best known songs of their 2004 album, 'Hot Fuss' which makes it all the more appropriate to demand free chicken for life as royalties. Panda Express then gave the shitest reply of all time in response;
— Panda Express (@PandaExpress) January 9, 2017
What does this mean though? Regardless, once the internet gets heed to something like this they take notice and the band received some gas replies thanks to good old Photoshop and some quick wit;
— @midnight (@midnight) January 9, 2017
If you really do get orange chicken for life, the joke might still be on you. #DiarrheaForLife
— Christopher Sabat (@VoiceOfVegeta) January 9, 2017
is someone calling your name from the back of the restaurant?
— Meg Murphy (@OldFranMurph) January 8, 2017
— Mr. Garghtside (@dagarciat) January 8, 2017
Well played by The Killers and boo-urns to Panda Express.
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