Most Popular Celeb Twitterers

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 10, 2009 10:28 AM CDT
Britney Spears' recent tweet: "Hung out by the pool yesterday, checked out some sketches of costumes for the tour & rented Pride and Glory. The costumes are crazy! -Brit"   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
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(Newser) – Celebrity oversharing on Twitter has gone from the drama-ridden (Lindsay Lohan) to the inane (Solange Knowles, Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, and Nicole Richie making playdates for their kids). The New York Daily News zeroes in on the most popular celeb Twitterers, starting with Britney Spears, who has Ashton Kutcher on her heels. To read some recent Tweets, see the photo captions at left.

  • Britney Spears (britneyspears): 809,218 followers
  • Ashton Kutcher (aplusk): 782,955 followers
  • Jimmy Fallon (jimmyfallon): 607,609  followers
  • Shaquille O’Neal (THE_REAL_SHAQ): 584,687  followers
  • John Mayer (johncmayer): 581,702 Followers
  • Lance Armstrong (lancearmstrong): 545,339 followers
  • Demi Moore (mrskutcher): 464,032 followers
  • MC Hammer (mchammer): 405,332 followers
  • Martha Stewart (MarthaStewart): 324,995 followers
  • Ashlee Simpson (ashsimpwentz): 66,446 followers
  • Nicole Richie (NicoleRichie): 53,093 followers