Ash to Twitter: I'll Boycott Over Reality Show

Celeb-stalking show may bring Kutcher-Twitter relationship to sour end
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 27, 2009 6:18 AM CDT
A digital billboard at the corner of East Eldorado Street and North Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive is seen in Illinois last month, during Kutcher's race to beat CNN to 1 million Twitter followers.   (AP Photo/Decatur Herald & Review, Stephen Haas)
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(Newser) – Twitter king Ashton Kutcher has threatened to turn off the tweets if the site goes ahead with a reality show, CNN reports. "I really don't like being sold out. May have to take a twitter hiatus," Kutcher tweeted in response to news that the microblogging site had plans for a show that would put people on the trail of celebrities. 

"It's all fun and games until somebody gets stalked," wrote Kutcher, whose Twitter following has ballooned to more than 2 million. Wife Demi Moore, herself with some 1 million followers, likewise threatened to close up shop: "I hope this isn't true—if it is, our Twitter time may come to a quick and sad end!" (Read more Twitter stories.)