A few moments after that tweet was sent the Flaming Lips account came to life with another tweet:
lol just joking guys
— The Flaming Lips (@theflaminglips) October 24, 2013
Singer Wayne Coyne in an interview last year said of the micro-blogging platform: “My Twitter I think is a lot like me. It’s sometimes utterly ridiculous. But I never use it to make fun of people.” So much for that nice thought.
You can stop having your heart attack now, the Flaming Lips have not broken up.