February 14, 2012 by staff
Grammys Deadmau5, Before Deadmau5 and Foo Fighters joined forces Sunday night at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, the Canadian superstar DJ made some news of his own by playing a joke on his DJ pal Skrillex on the red carpet.
“But @skrillex, doesn’t mean you’re safe from getting the ultimate mau5 trolling experience prepare hahaha love u!” Deadmau5 tweeted Sunday, giving Skrillex a heads up that something was going to happen.
Walking down the red carpet and stopping for pictures, Deadmau5 was wearing a black t-shirt with a phone number and “u mad bro?” beneath it. The digits were apparently Skrillex’s cell phone number. “Maximum trolling achieved,” Deadmau5 said with a photo linked to the tweet.
“Not even funny,” Skrillex quickly replied via Twitter.
“Haha @deadmau5 just wore my phone number on his fokin shirt on tv gotta retire this phone,” Skrillex later tweeted. However Skrillex tried his own means of revenge by taking Deadmau5′s number and forwarding all calls he was receiving to Deadmau5′s phone. But even that didn’t work.
“Nice try with the call forwarding @skrillex one step ahead of you!” Deadmau5 tweeted to the 24-year-old who is signed to his record label, Mau5trap. “Ps. Congrats dude! Seriously, so rad!”
Later Deadmau5 took to Twitter to vent mildly at the Grammy broadcast. “Damnit Grammys….Stupid commercial showed the new mau5 2.0 LED head. So much for the surprise. FYI. My new LED mau5head is out tonight.”
Skrillex won three Grammy Awards and took to his own Twitter account to thank fans. “If I can win grammys then that means all you yet to be seen bedroom geniuses will one day TAKEOVER THE WORLD,” he proclaimed.
Deadmau5, meanwhile, responded to all the flak he got for his prank with pretty dead-on Facebook post: “lady gaga can somehow pull off wearing meat, but as soon as i have a l*l with a friend, OH S— NO I DIDNT. relax people. just a harmless bit of fun and trolling. gotta love the lil goblin for being a good sport about it… if i didnt think he would have… well… i probably would have done it anyway.
“why am i even writting this? epic fun times in LA! but i gotta scoot back to Toronto and finish off this damn studio so i can do whats *actually* important to me. making music.”
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