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Adam Levine really does not want Fox News using his music on their channel. Like all media-savvy people looking for an appropriate venue to start a feud, the 32-year-old Maroon 5 frontman took to Twitter to share his thoughts with the right-wing news channel.
"Dear Fox News, don't play our music on your evil f***king channel ever again. Thank you," he tweeted. The "Thank you" makes it polite, in case you were wondering.
Though Fox didn't release an official response to Levine's comment, two of their hosts did. Andy Levy and Greg Gutfeld of Fox's late-night news program Red Eye apparently don't like Maroon 5's music any more than Levine likes their programming.
"Dear @AdamLevine, don't make crappy f***king music ever again. Thank you," Levy wrote. He then added: "Maroon 5's bio strangely fails to note the band was developed by the CIA as part of its enhanced interrogation techniques program."
Gutfeld's responses were a bit less inventive. He started things off with this simple tweet: "Dear adam, That's not music." Things quickly devolved, however. "fun joke: why did Maroon 5 cross the road? because crappy music is legal there! @adamlevine," he added.
He then capped things off with a short and not-so-sweet response to Levine's "Names that sound alike @kelseygrammer and @chelsea handler" tweet. Gutfeld's retort? "names that sounds alike: Maroon 5 and crap."
While Levine didn't fire back with a comment along the lines of, "Well you guys were the ones who decided to use my music," this certainly isn't the first time the Maroon 5 crooner has let his feelings about big industry corporations be known.
In August, he targeted the MTV Video Music Awards, tweeting, "The VMA's. One day a year when MTV pretends to still care about music. I'm drawing a line in the sand. F--- you VMA's."
And earlier in the summer, Levine also lambasted American Idol, the major competitor to his reality show The Voice, for hiding the sexuality of its gay contestants.
"What's always pissed me off about Idol is wanting to mask that, for that to go unspoken," he said in an interview with Out magazine. "C'mon. You can't be publicly gay? At this point? On a singing competition? Give me a break. You can't hide basic components of these people's lives. The fact that The Voice didn't have any qualms about being completely open about it is a great thing."