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Britney Spears on Twitter: First to reach 5m followers

June 2, 2022 | Tina Chubb

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Britney Spears on Twitter: First to reach 5m followers

It looks like pop princess Britney Spears has managed to set yet another record recently. The “Toxic” and “Womanizer” singer has just become the first person to reach 5 million followers on the popular social networking site Twitter, beating all fellow celebrity users.

According to an article at, with a total of 5,044,650 followers – and counting – the pop icon has now overtaken actor Ashton Kutcher, who was the first Twitter member to reach one million followers, to become the most popular celebrity on the site last week.

In response to a question about why she joined the popular microblogging site, Britney said: “My management told me it would be a great way to connect with my fans and they were right it is!” Spears has posted a total of 421 tweets so far, and is following 418, 425 people.

Just before she actually hit the 5-million followers mark, Britney took to her Twitter page and tweeted: “This is really amazing! I love you all! I better get busy writing 4,947,608 thank you notes! U guys make me so happy.” Are you one of Britney’s followers?

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