There’s nothing more thrilling than starting a Twitter. Ugh. Okay, I recognize the overstatement. Rewind: There are a lot of things more thrilling than starting a Twitter. Nevertheless, what’s more thrilling than starting a Twitter is watching my “follower” numbers climb. I’ll admit I need the validation.
Then a post over at Wonderwall got me thinking. Celebrity Tweeters were asked which other celebrity they wish followed their updates. Of all the answers, I thought James Van Der Beek gave the smartest response — he wished the Dalai Lama would follow him. If His Holiness suddenly started caring about my TV line-up, I would start referring to him “My follower, the Dalai Lama.” I really don’t think I’d need any more validation than that. (FYI – In case you’re curious, he follows no one.)
Religious leaders aside, I’d probably be most excited if Anthony Edwards started to follow me on my newly created @EWSandraG. (Shameless self promotion? Of course.) Actually, I think I’d be more thrilled to have him as a follower if he Tweeted as Dr. Greene. “Going to meet Doug for lunch at Doc Magoo’s. He’ll probably whine about Carol some more.” “Saving lives. So MUCH BLOOD!” READ FULL STORY