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Foam Finger Retailers Feed Miley Cyrus Costume Frenzy

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Image via Amazon
Image via Amazon

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If Miley Cyrus' VMAs performance was off-putting, expect this Halloween to be truly offensive. Tchotchke vendors have already sprung up on Amazon to offer variations of the bright white foam finger Cyrus employed during her 'Blurred Lines' duet with Robin Thicke last month, and it looks like people are snapping them up.

The foam finger, which had been enjoying a relatively PC existence up until that moment (its founder later bemoaned its tarnished reputation) has emerged as a must-have 'Twerking' accessory and an easy way to cobble together a last-minute Halloween costume. Says the Amazon store that's selling the "Twerking Twerk Dance Foam Finger" for $9.95, "drop some jaws and raise more than just eyebrows with this outrageous foam finger, a replica of a certain former teeny-bopper's from a certain scandalous award show performance. We know you want it." Meanwhile, vendor Trendy + Hip, whose finger is of slightly more elegant design, only has one left in stock. Add that and a twerk bear costume tank top and you're set!
· Miley Cyrus Foam Twerk Finger [Amazon]
· Twerking Twerk Dance Foam Finger as seen with Miley Cyrus 2013 VMAs [Amazon]
· Twerking Miley Cyrus Is Over, Says Miley Cyrus [Racked]