Twitter User Breaks News Of Whitney Houston’s Death 27 Minutes Before Press

An account located in Clark County, Nevada, tweeted “Whitney Houston found dead in Beverly Hills hotel” almost a half hour before the Associated Press released their report. The user in question, @chilemasgrande a.k.a. Big Chorizo, has not yet been reached for comment. posted on

1. The breaking tweet:

Big Chorizo’s tweet was sent to its then-14 followers at 7:30 p.m. EST. At 7:57 p.m. EST, the AP tweeted the news (and without initial mention of the hotel). As of this writing (Sunday 12:55 p.m. EST), @ChilemasGrande now has 34 followers.

2. 27 minutes later:

Via mashable.com

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

Facebook Conversations
          
    Hot Buzz

    Here’s The First Official “Girl Meets World” Trailer

    win

    The 67 Louisiana Lawmakers Who Just Voted That Gay Sex Should Be Illegal

    wtf
    Now Buzzing