Twitter's top tweeters celebrate gay marriage legalization in NYC
Monday 27 June 2011
From Lady Gaga to Ashton Kutcher, the Twitterati are celebrating the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York.
Openly gay talk show host Ellen DeGeneres tweeted, "I'm thrilled about the news from NY. Marriage equality! Every day we get a little closer. What an amazing feeling."
American actor Ashton Kutcher revealed, "I can't wait to get invited to my 1st gay wedding. Do you understand how fabulous that party is gonna be???"
Lady Gaga posted a photo of herself celebrating the victory along with the words, "The revolution is ours to fight for love, justice+equality. Rejoice NY, and propose. We did it!!!"
Katy Perry also posted a photo of herself out on the street embracing "#equalityforall" in New York City. The songstress insisted that New York is now "OFFICIALLY the coolest place on the planet!"
"NYC legalizes gay marriage!!! NOH8 New York!!!" tweeted Kim Kardashian, who also celebrated her 8 million followers milestone during the week.
Katy Perry's fan count ticked over the 8 million followers mark too, putting her ahead of Kim Kardashian by just over 10,000 fans.
In September 2010, Twitter had 175 million registered users, while Sina reports that Weibo had more than 140 million registered users in May 2011.
Most popular people on Twitter:
- Lady Gaga (11,198,776 followers)
- Justin Bieber (10,607,893)
- Barack Obama (8,851,341)
- Britney Spears (8,337,895)
- Katy Perry (8,037,817)
- Kim Kardashian (8,025,964)
- Ashton Kutcher (7,026,269)
- Ellen DeGeneres (6,935,066)
- Taylor Swift (6,850,465)
- Shakira (6,795,750)
Most popular people on Sina's microblog (Weibo):
- Yao Chen (9,211,071 followers)
- Dee Hsu (8,325,991)
- Kevin Tsai (7,448,221)
- Zhao Wei (7,119,074)
- Jung Kyung Ho (6,839,196)
- Xie Na (6,665,250)
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