Tori Spelling has been in and out of the hospital all week, complaining of severe abdominal pain. Apparently, seeking treatment has brought no relief, or even a conclusive diagnosis. I know this because her husband, Dean McDermott, has been keeping me posted 140 alphanumeric characters at a time. Tweeting about going to the hospital seems a surprising way to handle stress when a loved one is ill—at first. When I went back further into Dean’s twitter history I noticed he’d had an unspeakably unpleasant flu virus earlier this month. I noticed because he squawked, I mean tweeted, about his own discomfort more than he tweeted about Tori’s. To be fair, several tweets were concern for the health of his family, as he started his own recovery. There was something familiar, though, about the progression of these sick celebrity tweets. Has it become a celebrity trend to tweet health updates to concerned fans? After the jump, five more cases of celebrities tweeting their sickness. Keep reading »
Have you been keeping up with how the media’s all atwitter over a tweet sent by blogger and entrepreneur Penelope Trunk? She wrote a very strange message on her Twitter, essentially telling the world that she was in a board meeting and was having a miscarriage. The response to this 140-character blurb has been extreme, even in the lady blogosphere: Keep reading »
The actress posted this photo on her Twitter and tweeted, “my dream…true blood is AMAZING.” Is this a little hint to Alan Ball that she’d like to put on some fangs? [via sevinnyne6126] Keep reading »
Is it just me or has 2009 been “The Year of Ridiculous Fights” for Perez Hilton? Sure, his derogatory blogs are sure to annoy even the thickest-skinned celebrities, but this year he seems to be digging in and truly getting under some celebrity skin. Of course, he’s at it again—this time his opponent is Demi Moore. The issue? Some suggestive party pics of her 15-year-old daughter Tallulah Willis. I’m sure you can imagine where this one’s going. That’s right … a Twitter war.
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The clouds have parted, the sun has emerged, and the heavens are singing. The world’s greatest fashion designer (in my — totally correct — opinion), Alexander McQueen, is now on Twitter! Lee [That is, apparently, McQueen's nickname or something. -- Editor] and his posse started emitting tweets earlier this week at @McQueenWorld. Racked has confirmed it’s the real deal. While they’re not tweeting up a storm just yet, it sounds like they’re gearing up to Twitter about Fashion Week from behind the scenes at McQueen. To quote Rachel Zoe: “I die.” [Racked] Keep reading »
I just searched the word “horny” on Twitter (What? It’s lunchtime.) and discovered something interesting. Instead of getting predominantly “I’m so horny, OMG, I need to get laaaaaid”-esque results, I found a plethora of tweets from people advertising that they’re looking to have sex. With you. Now. If you’re into BDSM, that is.
Now that Craigslist has started actively policing the Casual Encounters ads, have people taken their hot and horny business elsewhere, namely Twitter? Most of the ads end up linking back to sexytime “dating” sites like GetItOn.com, which has clearly implemented a new Twitter marketing strategy. Other companies using Twitter to market their “services” include SwingLifestyle.com and Cams.com, which features “live” web cam porn. But what about users operating on their own? One user, “3xgayLA” — who describes himself as “hung” — is looking for a “horny bottom,” but then links back to a Craigslist ad, which features proof of, um, just how hung he is. Keep reading »
#Itsnotcheating is a trending topic that’s been all the rage on Twitter. The glimpse into the human psyche’s thoughts on infidelity that it provides is terrifying! As in “It’s not cheating if it happens in Cancun!” terrifying.
After the jump, check out Twitter’s list of mucho slippery ways to cheat that some peeps shockingly think are a-OK. We’re hoping some of these are jokes! Keep reading »
Iconic New York City boutique, Henri Bendel is embracing the future. Instead of the standard slim mannequins draped in high end gear, the Fifth Avenue store has hired live models for their display windows. These girls are not posing for your viewing pleasure, instead, they are Facebooking. (And you thought it was tough working at Hollister…) How to participate and win a Bendel’s shopping spree, after the jump… Keep reading »
Here’s something I can give Sarah Palin credit for: She is not a poseur. When she stepped down as governor of Alaska, she kindly relinquished her Twitter handle, @AKGovSarahPalin. Her final tweet read, “Last state twitter. Thank you Alaska! I love you. God bless Alaska. God bless the U.S.A.” Then, silence.
Since, Sarah has taken to long-form writing on her Facebook page, going on and on in footnoted posts about how Obama’s proposed health-care plan would have babies like Trig face “death panels.” (Huh?) But let’s face it. Even Sarah’s fans don’t want more than 140 characters of her musings. So, thank goodness Sarah has set up a new Twitter feed: @SarahPalinUSA. She has yet to tweet a single character, but here are our predictions as to what she’ll tweet. Keep reading »
First came tweets from space. Then there were tweets from the grave. Most recently, tweets came from the maternity ward. Now, London’s Royal Opera House, one of the most prestigious opera companies in the world, is producing a Twitter opera that will debut next month. Every line in the show will be a tweet of 140 characters or less that was posted on the company’s Twitter page. If you want to contribute, check it out on … where else? Twitter. Keep reading »