1. Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" Ripped Off A Local Ad

Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" Ripped Off A Local Ad

CONAN Highlight: Was this Chicago area commercial the inspiration for Miley’s controversial new video? You be the judge.

Transcript:

CONAN: Everybody's talking about Miley si Russ' -- Miley Cyrus' new video "wrecking ball."
Over 100 million views.
And the video features Miley riding a wrecking ball in her underwear.
Here's a clip.
I came in like a wrecking ball All I wanted was to break you up Yeah, yeah.
Well, anyway, now there's apparently a new controversy.
It turns out Miley Cyrus might have stolen the idea for the video.
Yes.
We tracked down an obscure local ad from the Chicago area that is suspiciously similar and it was made over two years ago.
I think Miley has to answer a lot of questions once this gets out.
Take a look.
Cal Palpin: Hi.
I'm Cal Palpin from Palpin appliances where we're knocking down prices.
All this month we're smashes prices in top quality refrigerator, microwaves and air conditioners.
Only Palpin appliance takes the sledge ham tore high interest rates.
Why am I dressed like this?
Because I'm crazy about bargains!
For a limited time buy any front load washing machine and get the dryer for free!
So swing on by.
We've got 10 convenient locations.
Our prices are so low, it will make you dizzy!
We're licking the competition.
Palpin appliance, where it's always a party in the U.S.A.
[Cheers and applause]