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Father John Misty turned down $250,000 to cover Backstreet Boys in a Chipotle ad

27 July 2016, 13:28 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Father John Misty says he turned down an advert opportunity for Chipotle to cover the Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way" for $250,000 (£190,000).

Joshua Tillman, aka Father John Misty, was speaking at the Newport Folk Festival when he revealed the news. It seems Misty isn't ready to bring his inner Backstreet Boy out just yet.

Misty later took to Twitter to share his views on the finished ad - responding to Portishead's Geoff Barrow no less.

After slamming the Mexican food TV ad by also saying "I don't want your fucking burrito money", someone responded with a mocked-up Chipotle menu inspired by Misty and his burrito quotes.

You can watch the Chipotle advert, featuring Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard and My Morning Jacket's Jim James covering "I Want It That Way", below.

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