A wildly popular and highly controversial Twitter account that posted sexy photos of women wearing Kansas University apparel burst into the spotlight recently when the school took legal measures to shut it down.

The account, called KU Boobs, gained thousands of followers during the past 12 months. It started in the spring of 2012 when a Kansas fan posted a photo of her cleavage along with the hashtag "#kuboobs" as a sort of good luck charm for the team. That year the Jayhawks stormed to the Final Four. The rest is history.

This movement, or as the account deems it, "Boobment," naturally inspired a popular Facebook page as well as similar Twitter accounts for other college fan bases.

In one year of existence, KU boobs page has more than 60,000 followers. Below are a sampling of their photos:




But this week, and quite unexpectedly, the account posted the following tweet:


The issue? The school was upset that the group was selling wristbands with "KU" on them, even though proceeds were to be donated for breast cancer research.

After much upheaval, and even a "#savekuboobs" movement, an associate athletic director cleared up the confusion:




In other words, KU Boobs lives on in a less profitable form.

Once fans became abreast of the good news, they celebrated with, what else, more boob photos.

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