Twitter alert: Kim Kardashian creates waves

Fans and haters alike have been tweeting madly to express their views about the 72-day-marriage coming to an end.

Express November 03, 2011

It has been a busy few days for twitteratti who took to their smartphones and laptops after it was reported that reality television star Kim Kardashian was filing for a divorce from basketball star Kris Humphries.

Fans and haters alike have been tweeting madly to express their views about the 72-day-marriage coming to an end with ninety-three per cent of online conversations on Tuesday, October 1 about the divorce posted on Twitter, according to data from social media analytics firm NetBase, reports The Washington Post Social Reader.

Ryan Seacrest, producer of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians”, stated that, “There are reports online that Kim Kardashian is filing for divorce. That is true,” Seacrest explained. “She is filing for divorce from Kris Humphries this morning. I’ve spoken to her briefly, and she is sad and got caught up in all that was going on [in the wedding]. There were rumors up until the wedding, and after the wedding a lot of rumors about it. It is true.”

Kardashian herself cites “irreconcilable differences “ as the reason for the breakup, while Humphries told People magazine, “I love my wife and am devastated to learn she filed for divorce.” Adding that, “I’m committed to this marriage and everything this covenant represents and I’m willing to do whatever it takes to make it work.”

For other topics on Twitter, take a look at the top 10 tweets of the week:

Ashton Kutcher

Football Sunday while your team is on a bye is like trick or treating with neighbours who only give out apples.

Lady Gaga

Forget Hollywood. It’s all about Bollywood.

Demi Moore

Ladies let your voices be heard!

Justin Bieber

My fans are like my glasses — without them I would be blurry!

Cheryl Cole

Is your glass half empty or half full?

Justin Timberlake

I would be lying if I didn’t say it was very intriguing. The process of making movies is fascinating in front of the camera.

Preity Zinta

Goodmorning Tweeple! Busy day today but never too busy for a chat. Today’s topic is love.

Hrithik Roshan

It takes a lot of heart to be a superhero with a H.A.R.T ! Way to go [Shahrukh Khan]. Truly unbelievable.

Mariah Carey

I have the world’s best “fans”, bar none!

Katy Perry

Things seem to make a lot more sense when you are in this state...

Russell Brand

I’m now vegan, goodbye eggs, hello Ellen.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 4th, 2011.


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