Top Ten Pop Twitter Twats: From Bruno to Britney and Bieber
The battle of the mindless pop star drones is real and gory, and the bloody fields of war are found on constantly refreshing Twitter feeds.
Lady Gaga and her little monsters have just been unseated as the most obnoxious and numerous fans on the planet. Justin Bieber and his army of Beliebers have snatched the crown, taking him all the way to the top of the Twitter chart.
Yup, more people follow the Biebz than the President, YouTube, Oprah - literally anyone on the planet. Are you one of them? And who else in the music world is a supreme Twitter twat?
10. Bruno Mars @BrunoMars
#HisSecondAlbumIsOutSon, and at least 14,732,288 panties are creaming to it as we speak. One of only three gents making the top ten, he rounds out our list of top tweeters. What do you call Bruno Mars fans, Martians? Well, whatever you're called, you're doing a good job, but you could still do better.
9. Nikki Minaj @NIKKIMINAJ
All these bitches are her sons, all 15,603,009 of them. Damn, a mama's teets must be tired! But her tweets are going strong. One of the most active twats on the list, she's got 18,234 messages to her name, and if we know one thing about Minaj, it's that no one is going to ever shut her up. Oh well.
8. Justin Timberlake @jtimberlake
He's the original white boy heartthrob-turned-adult superstar, and he's been busy with everything but music until recently. At the moment, he boasts 15,682,754, but perhaps his impending return to radio will boost him higher onto our list as the year continues.
7. Shakira @shakira
Them hips don't lie, and she's spreading the spicy truth out to 19,376,728 on the daily. Plus, her tweets are like, bilingual, right? That's added star power for staying in the top ten. But she's kind of quiet honestly, with only 1,656 tweets under her belt. C'mon girl! Stop dancing and start tweeting! No, wait, just keep dancing.
6. Taylor Swift @taylorswift13
She can't keep a boyfriend for more than two months, but she's got 23,182,852 devoted followers lying in wait for the RT of their lives. Perhaps she should set her sights into the vast stream of fans for her next love affair. Although, let's be honest, Taylor is destined to be #ForeverAlone. If not for heartbreak, what would she sing about?
5. Britney Spears@britneyspears
Yo, original gangster alert. Miss Spears practically wrote the hot-mess express handbook. Even after a decade of hits and misses, she's still in the spotlight with 23,373,852 followers, in it to win it. She may have been kicked off American Idol, but you can never kick her out of our hearts. She's Britney, bitch.
4. Rihanna @rihanna
Speaking of hot-messes, the Barbadian good-girl-gone-bad is sitting pretty at the fourth spot. It seems 27,950,554 tweeps can't help but stare at her as she throws herself at a dancing asshole and proceeds to get high as fuck. Rihanna, you're shining bright like a diamond on a trainwreck, and we can't look away.
3. Katy Perry @katyperry
Coming in at a solid third place and rounding out the medal stand is the infectiously catchy Katy Perry, who is kind of just like Lady Gaga except a little less weird and definitely not as artsy-fartsy. The California Girl has 31,492,884 tweeters hanging on her every 140 characters, of which she's composed 4,485.
2. Lady Gaga @ladygaga
She used to be the queen, but she was just dethroned to numero dos. Still, her 33,333,682 followers is nothing at which to shake a disco-stick. Maybe if she piped up more, she could make a come-back, seeing as she's only tweeted 2,592 times. Speak up, woman! Put ArtPop back on top!
1. Justin Bieber @justinbieber
This little Canadian heartthrob-turned-wanksta doesn't really have a hood to back him up, but he does have the most dedicated team of love-crazy girl fans on the third rock from the Sun. Currently, he's clocking 33,342,299 followers with a hefty 20,531 tweets to his name. #TweetForBieber #LongLiveTheKing
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