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Arby's buys Pharrell Williams' iconic hat for $44,100

March 3, 2014 at 10:49 AM ET

Pharrell Williams and his hat.
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Pharrell Williams and his hat.

Reunited, and it feels so good. Arby's, which got a bit of a free plug during the Grammys when Pharrell Williams wore a Vivienne Westwood hat that resembles the lid in the fast food chain's logo, has brought everything full circle by winning the eBay auction for the headpiece. 

The company paid $44,100 in the auction, which closed on Sunday before the Oscars began. Proceeds will go to Williams' charity From One Hand to AnOTHER

Williams tweeted out a thanks to the anonymous bidder — and Arby's quickly served up their reply.

This ends the back-and-forth that began in January, when Pharrell first made major buzz on the red carpet with the oversized hat, and Arby's tweeted out:

Williams shot right back:

No word yet on exactly what the chain will do with the hat, or whether it'll make a bid for the musician's tuxedo shorts, which garnered him even more headlines at the Oscars on Sunday night.

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