The Killers Want Free Orange Chicken for Life After Panda Express Used One of Their Lyrics…
Sunday, The Killers noticed something going on at Panda Express: Inside at least one of their fortune cookies is a lyric of theirs, “Smile like you mean it.”
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
The band Tweeted the lyrics and offered to allow the chain to continue using their words…in exchange for free orange chicken for life. Sounds pretty reasonable to us. Panda Express responded, although they didn’t really address the band’s offer.
— Panda Express (@PandaExpress) January 9, 2017
Some fans couldn’t get enough:
— naidelyn (@notnaidelyn) January 9, 2017
— Sarabeth (@KillerSarah) January 8, 2017
Others took it way, way too seriously:
@thekillers never heard of you… I’ve used “smile like you mean it” since before you all were born. Get over yourselves!
— JoJo (@jstrz81) January 9, 2017
@thekillers You should be more concerned about writing cliché “stuff.”
— Matthew Corbett (@mcorbett325) January 10, 2017
@thekillers Do you really think you were the first people in the history of the English language to say this? Besides, Panda Express sucks.
— Craig DeBlock (@cdeblock) January 10, 2017
Either way, apparently this is nothing new. Comedy Central show @Midnight responded, saying that Panda Express actually uses song lyrics lyrics pretty much all the time:
— @midnight (@midnight) January 9, 2017
[featured image via Twitter/@TheKillers]
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