Ever fancied getting closer to your favourite celebs? Finding out about their day-to-day life, seeing private photos from their phones, even having a conversation with them? Well Twitter has become the place for celebs to get closer to their fans in 2011. Gary Barlow, Cheryl Cole and even Simon Cowell took to the popular social network to start Tweeting this year, if you’re not in on the action yet, here are the top celebs you need to following!
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Ashton was one of the first celebs to start Tweeting and quickly gained over 6 million followers, with the latest news he’s splitting from wife Demi Moore, interest in his Tweets is at an all time high.
2011 has been a turbulent year for our Chez. After her dramatic hiring and firing from the American X-Factor, Cheryl dropped out of the limelight only to come back and put the rumours straight herself on Twitter.
With over 12 million followers hooked on her Tweets, Katy and Russell’s life together is an interesting watch, especially when they post random shots of their home-life.
As you’d expect from her music, Rihanna doesn’t hold back. As well as her raunchy on stage performances and racy lyrics, Rihanna has done it all on Twitter this year, setting rumours straight, posting private holiday snaps and even arguing with the haters in public.
Interest in Gary has been at all time high this year, after a huge tour with Take That at the start of 2011, he revealed his “Mr Nasty” side as a judge on this year’s X-Factor. Gazza signed up to Twitter in the summer and already has over 1 million followers.
Not wanting to be out-done by his ‘mini-me’, Simon Cowell joined Twitter a few weeks after Gary Barlow. Simon’s Tweets are mainly about his TV series, but it’s interesting to see which of the acts he is really pushing and his commentary on the shows as they are broadcast.
Gaga has been crowned the queen of social media this year, not only does she lead the Google search tables but she’s also been named the most followed celeb on Youtube, Facebook and Twitter! With over 17 million subscribers, Gaga is the most followed person on Earth on the site.