August 30, 2016

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Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Selling Her Moonman on eBay

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Christopher Polk/MTV1415

Remember when Miley Cyrus sent then-homeless Jesse Helt to accept her Video of the Year award in 2014? Now he's selling the coveted Moonman on eBay. The three bids placed at the time of publication escalated from $10,000 to $10,200 to $10,300. Page Six says a Buy It Now option was originally listed for $15,000.

Helt accepted the Moonman for Miley's "Wrecking Ball" video, and gave a heartfelt speech about homelessness among America's youth, saying:

"I survived in shelters all over the city. I’ve cleaned your hotel rooms, I’ve been an extra in your movies, I’ve been an extra in your life. Though I may have been invisible to you on the streets, I have a lot of the same dreams that brought many of you here tonight.”

According to TMZ, the 25-year-old is no longer homeless and lives in a Los Angeles studio apartment with his pregnant partner. If you're rolling in thousands of bucks for some reason, place your bid for the Moonman here

This is not the first time the award has been auctioned for a hefty price. Someone paid $6,000 for Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise" trophy, while USA for Africa's "We Are the World" Moonman sold for $72,000.

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