Peaches 3 hours ago Peaches charity underwear auction in eBay controversy The singer's underpants are removed from the site Peaches
' underpants have being removed from eBay
after the online auction site deemed the lot "unsuitable" for sale.
The singer is among a string of artists who have donated personal items and time to raise money for Three Gut Records
founder and visual artist Tyler Clark Burke
The auction is aiming to raise money to buy Burke
, who is experiencing family health problems, a home. Twenty per cent of the proceeds will also go to charity Habitat For Humanity
However the site's administrators deemed the used thong donated by Peaches
as unsuitable for sale via eBay
auction was yanked because it was apparently against the eBay
adult content mandate - no used underwear, no matter what," Burke
, before adding that fans still have a chance of buying the old pair of pants.
"What I'm going to do is actually auction off a ball of peach yarn so eBay
won't pull it again," said Burke
. "The winner of this yarn will also get a free pair of used Peaches
' thong undies, which I'll explain on my site, not on eBay
. She's donated a nice pink mesh thong."
Along with the underwear, other lots in the auction include the chance to have Broken Social Scene
write a song about you and the opportunity to pen a track with Feist