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British Celebrities' First Tweets, Ranked From Worst To Best

"I'm now a Twit."

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32. Self-hashtagging your first tweet. No.

It's official, I know it's taken a while. It's really me! We're live in 10 minutes. I'll keep you posted. Lots of love #iamsimon

Simon Cowell@SimonCowell

It's official, I know it's taken a while. It's really me! We're live in 10 minutes. I'll keep you posted. Lots of love #iamsimon

12:50 AM - 17 Nov 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

31. That's not really how Twitter works Jamie.

Hi guys, i've change my username to jamieoliver, please update your bookmarks to http://www.twitter.com/jamieoliver - Nice one xxx

Jamie Oliver@jamie_oliver

Hi guys, i've change my username to jamieoliver, please update your bookmarks to http://www.twitter.com/jamieoliver - Nice one xxx

04:50 PM - 5 Apr 11ReplyRetweetFavorite

30. Not even a humble brag.

I'm loving having a number 1 album in the UK!

29. 140 characters fail.

Finally got twitter, still not on facebook but I thought I'd c wat dis twitter things all about so all u fake tuli (cont) http://tl.gd/6021d

Tulisa Contostavlos@officialtulisa

Finally got twitter, still not on facebook but I thought I'd c wat dis twitter things all about so all u fake tuli (cont) http://tl.gd/6021d

12:43 AM - 30 Jan 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

28. "Look at me"

Just seeing how this works. I'm hosting the Golden Globes on January 17th - they want me to do a running commentary on Twitter...

Ricky Gervais@rickygervais

Just seeing how this works. I'm hosting the Golden Globes on January 17th - they want me to do a running commentary on Twitter...

04:32 PM - 14 Dec 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

27. To the point.

26. Correct.

25. Can't be faulted for accuracy.

BREAKING NEWS: I'm now a Twit. Official.

24. Functional.

Hello Twitterers. I'm About to fly to Africa for a new project and will be tweeting whilst I'm filming.

Stephen Fry@stephenfry

Hello Twitterers. I'm About to fly to Africa for a new project and will be tweeting whilst I'm filming.

01:32 PM - 9 Oct 08ReplyRetweetFavorite

23. Aspirational.

Considering running a marathon next year.

22. Worrying about imposters was a big thing.

ATTN @ADavidMitchell is an imposter. This is me. Others will verify.

David Mitchell@RealDMitchell

ATTN @ADavidMitchell is an imposter. This is me. Others will verify.

02:06 AM - 12 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. A really...

@RobertWebb72 The Party's over and you're busted. I've let Twitter know that you're an impersonator ps I live in a basement flat - tyles?

Robert Webb@arobertwebb

@RobertWebb72 The Party's over and you're busted. I've let Twitter know that you're an impersonator ps I live in a basement flat - tyles?

04:45 PM - 18 Mar 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

20. ...big...

Setting up my account and trying to work out who the hell 'Chris Moyles' and 'Chris Moyles Show' are cos they are NOT THE REAL ME, I AM!

Chris Moyles@CHRISDJMOYLES

Setting up my account and trying to work out who the hell 'Chris Moyles' and 'Chris Moyles Show' are cos they are NOT THE REAL ME, I AM!

04:42 PM - 3 Feb 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. ...thing.

I am now really on Twitter. Someone was pretending to be me but I am me. I'll update a photo later to confirm. Eddie in N7 at the moment

Eddie Izzard@eddieizzard

I am now really on Twitter. Someone was pretending to be me but I am me. I'll update a photo later to confirm. Eddie in N7 at the moment

10:49 AM - 16 Mar 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. Inaccurate.

I have been bullied into joining Twitter. Let's see how long this lasts. I reckon 8 days.

Charlie Brooker@charltonbrooker

I have been bullied into joining Twitter. Let's see how long this lasts. I reckon 8 days.

01:51 PM - 23 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. Very Guardian.

is northern line working? or do i use my davos snow grips (never used?)

alan rusbridger@arusbridger

is northern line working? or do i use my davos snow grips (never used?)

08:16 AM - 2 Feb 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. We all were.

15. Strong tweet.

14. Keep us updated.

13. ALLCAPSY

IM IN LA MAKING MY DEBUT ALBUM :-)

12. Good self-affirmation.

Wondering why I'm eating weight watchers chocolate.... I'm not fat!

Phillip Schofield@Schofe

Wondering why I'm eating weight watchers chocolate.... I'm not fat!

09:06 PM - 13 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. very example. such excited. much tweet. wow.

I have just joined twitter. Wow

10. The man who invented the web was confused by Twitter's user interface.

Ooops confusing user interfxce. And no phones on on stage with radiomikes.

Tim Berners-Lee@timberners_lee

Ooops confusing user interfxce. And no phones on on stage with radiomikes.

12:28 AM - 23 Oct 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. Brand, staying on brand.

i have come to join you pleas be gentle with me as ive been feeling vulnerable... yet implausibly, sexy

Russell Brand@rustyrockets

i have come to join you pleas be gentle with me as ive been feeling vulnerable... yet implausibly, sexy

10:36 PM - 26 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. "It will only get worse but at the moment it’s bearable" is a pretty good summary of Twitter, tbh.

It’s cold and will only get worse but at the moment it’s bearable. Holly and Sam are coping well as are the rest of the crew.

Richard Branson@richardbranson

It’s cold and will only get worse but at the moment it’s bearable.

Holly and Sam are coping well as are the rest of the crew.

07:23 PM - 22 Oct 08ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. Good anecdote.

Cheltenham Science Fest: intro'd @Bengoldacre to Vorderman. Later told, "the one person Carol doesn't want to meet today is Ben Goldacre".

Dara Ó Briain@daraobriain

Cheltenham Science Fest: intro'd @Bengoldacre to Vorderman. Later told, "the one person Carol doesn't want to meet today is Ben Goldacre".

12:37 AM - 8 Jun 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. Solid joke.

I've just had my Twitter birthday. I'm 0 today!

5. <3

@justinbieber .i gota tlk to you man..really..in private.. u got mail i can write to

Niall Horan@NiallOfficial

@justinbieber .i gota tlk to you man..really..in private.. u got mail i can write to

01:04 AM - 17 Jan 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. Nailed it.

losing more of my social capabilities thanks to ANOTHER online community.

Professor Green@professorgreen

losing more of my social capabilities thanks to ANOTHER online community.

06:25 PM - 23 Jan 09ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. Powerful.

Opening my very own Twitter to stop another bastard from doing it. So fuck off &amp; don&#39;t expect to hear from me any time soon. Love Rik x

Rik Mayall@rikmayall

Opening my very own Twitter to stop another bastard from doing it. So fuck off & don't expect to hear from me any time soon. Love Rik x

04:10 PM - 13 Apr 10ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. Glamorous.

1. Unimprovable.

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