Beatle George's jellybean letter.

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A revealing letter from George Harrison disclosing the Beatles hatred of being bombarded with jelly babies on stage has emerged for sale for £20,000.<br />
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The bizarre ritual started after a rumour spread among fans that the Fab Four loved being thrown sweets at gigs.<br />
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But Harrison didn't see the funny side, spelling out his irritation in a letter he penned to 15 year old fan Lynn Smith in August 1963.<br />
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Unprompted, he describes to her being hit in the eye with a boiled sweet, saying it was 'dangerous' and 'not funny'.<br />
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The letter is going under the hammer at auction house Gardiner Houlgate, of Corsham, west Wilts, who expect it to spark an international bidding war.<br />
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Harrison writes: "We don't like jelly babies, or fruit gums for that matter, so think how we feel standing on stage trying to dodge the stuff, before you throw some more at us.<br />
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"Couldn't you eat them yourself, besides it is dangerous. I was hit in the eye once with a boiled sweet, and it's not funny!"