As you can tell from many of my previous posts and blogroll, I’m not ashamed to admit that I enjoy celebrity gossip. It’s a simple pleasure of mine that I don’t even feel guilty about.
There is something exciting about learning little tidbits about the movie stars, singers and famed thought leaders that makes the talented seem more attainable, more accessible. However, with the advent of social media platforms like Twitter, I’m afraid we sometimes receive more information than we care to know.
For example, Jessica Simpson recently tweeted this little confession:
Kim Kardashian passed along this message and included a close up image to illustrate her point:
The always funny Rainn Wilson thought his many followers would be interested to know this fact:
But leave it to John Mayer to tip the scale when it comes to over-sharing:
A word to the wise: Your Twitter account is an extension of your “personal brand.” For the average Joe, you don’t have much to loose if you misspell a tweet or disclose a bit of personal information. For the average celebrity, it’s that bit of unattainable mystery that keeps you up on your fans pedestal—keep it playful but professional.