9 Hilarious Fan Created Petitions

June 11, 2014 By:
9 Hilarious Fan Created Petitions

'Mmmurica. The land of the democracy. Do you feel strongly about something? Want to make a stand for something you believe in?

Start a petition. Get as many signatures as possible. Get 100,000, and the president has to speak on it. 

Of course, there's a difference between the legitimate issues that deserve petitions, and the type of issues only super fans (or anti-fans) deem necessary. Going with the latter, take a look at some of the most hilarious and bizarre petitions created by fans.

 

Justin Bieber's Deportation

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273,968 signatures

Anti-Biebs created an online petition to have Justin deported and his green card revoked. The petition received nearly 300,000 signatures (remember, you need 100,000 signatures to get a response from the White House). This is how the president responded.

 

Beyoncé & Jay Z's Full Movie for "RUN"

6,814 signatures

The Beyhive and Jay Z fans were "devastated" after seeing the trailer for the never-being-made "RUN." The fans then petitioned for the hip-hop couple to make a full-length film.

 

Metallica at Glastonbury

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21,881 signatures

Metallica's frontman James Hetfield agreed to narrate "The Hunt," a television documentary series on Alaska's bi-annual bear hunt. Glastonbury attendees were outraged that a festival that supports Greenpeace would allow Hetfield to headline. See how Metallica responded to the petition

 

Free Kesha from Her Evil Producer

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12,171 signatures

Kesha's Animals started a petition to free her from her "evil" and "controlling" producer, Dr. Luke. According to the petition, Dr. Luke is controlling Kesha like a puppet, and "almost trying to dismantle her career." #FreeKesha

 

Make R. Kelly's "Ignition (Remix)" the National Anthem

10,000+ signatures

"We, the undersigned, would like the Obama administration to recognize the need for a new national anthem, one that even a decade after its creation, is still hot and fresh out the kitchen."

 

Ban Deadmau5 from Performing in the United States

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After the mau5 trolled Ultra Music Festival by playing an Old MacDonald remix of Martin Garrix's "Animals," EDM fans were NOT happy. Someone started a petition to ban Deadmau5 from playing any more events in the US. 

 

Ozzy Osbourne to Become a Knight

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13,935 signatures

Australian Black Sabbath fan Helen Maidiotis is campaigning for Ozzy Osbourne to be knighted. Even Ozzy's daughter Kelly tweeted her support. 

 

Weezer to Split Up Forever

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$2,000 raised

A Weezer anti-fan launched a petition to raise $10 million to split up the band. The petition creator urged everyone to chip in $12 to end Weezer forever: "I beg you, Weezer. Take our money and disappear."

 

Abercrombie & Fitch to Pull Taylor Swift Diss Shirt

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315 signatures

Swifties came to Taylor's rescue and petitioned to have the A&F shirt reading "# more boyfriends than t.s." pulled from their stores. Abercrombie & Fitch responded to the outcry and stopped selling the shirts.