The Black Keys
' drummer Patrick Carney
has changed his Twitter name to Justin Bieber
in a prank to wind up pop fans.Many were confused when Carney's account, which already includes a 'Verified' badge, shared a fake "world premier" of a new Justin Bieber
song - which instead pointed to a Devo track.It follows Carney's comments last week in response to Bieber shunning the Grammy awards
after receiving no nominations."Grammys are for, like, music. Not for money... and he's making a lot of money. He should be happy,"
said Carney.Here are some of the many tweets he posted as if from Justin Bieber:
His account is back to its regular Patrick Carney identity, but with tongue in cheek he has added "formerly Justin Bieber
" to his bio.Angry Bieber fans quickly bombarded Carney with negative comments:
Is this a celebrity war we can all get behind? Go Carney!