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Published On: Fri, May 10th, 2013

Green Day frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong calls Korean star, Psy, ‘the herpes of music’

How does Green Day star, Billie Joe Armstrong feel about South Korean YouTube sensation, Psy?

Psy "Gentleman" Image/Video Screen Shot

Psy “Gentleman”
Image/Video Screen Shot

If you weren’t sure, Mr. Armstrong made it very clear on Instagram when he compared the pop star to a sexually transmitted infection that doesn’t go away permanently.

Armstrong  posted a picture of Psy on his Instagram account, captioning it: ”This dude is the herpes of music. Once you think it’s gone, it comes back. #herpes #flareup #pleasegoaway”

This, of course comes a few weeks after the release of Psy’s latest YouTube video “Gentleman”, which set records for the number of views in a 24 hour period.

However, for Psy, the Armstrong  jab was water off a ducks back, in fact the pop star thanked the punk star.

In an interview with Fuse, Psy said, “What is herpes? Is it like a disease?” Psy asked, before being supplied with the grisly details. “I kind of like it, it’s cool. I should say something to him. He’s saying I’m like herpes, [I] keep coming back … I think it’s really cool, and I appreciate that. Thank you.”

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