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Here’s One Way to Stop Akon From Hurling and Humping His Audience

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Put him in a bubble, Wayne Coyne-style! Vulture points out this colossal Flaming Lips rip-off they spied in a TMZ photo snapped at Akon's New Year's Eve show in Senegal. The TMZ headline: Akon Floats in Ballsy Crowd Surfing Stunt (slow clap).

Compared to Akon's other legal infractions related to onstage events (overly enthusiastic sexual dancing with a 14-year-old, hurling a fan into the audience in anger), stealing a trick the Lips have been performing since at least 2004 and placing a protective layer of plastic between himself and his audience may be the second-wisest thing the singer has ever done at a show. See the first here: Akon Banned From Aussie Arena Over One Wise Thing He's Ever Done Onstage. And see our favorite Bubble Boy story ever here: 'Seinfeld' Bubble Boy Loved Temple of the Dog, Ugly Kid Joe.

[Photo: TMZ]

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