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Updated: May 26, 2010 03:20 IST

Tweeple! Britney’s your new queen

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Pop star Britney Spears snatched the Twitter crown from movie actor Aston Kutcher, as the number of followers reached nearly 5 million. As of late Monday, Spears had 4.95 million followers to Kutcher’s 4.94 million. File photo
AP Pop star Britney Spears snatched the Twitter crown from movie actor Aston Kutcher, as the number of followers reached nearly 5 million. As of late Monday, Spears had 4.95 million followers to Kutcher’s 4.94 million. File photo

Pop star Britney Spears snatched the Twitter crown from movie actor Ashton Kutcher, as the number of Internet users signed up to follow her messages on the micro-blogging Website reached nearly 5 million. As of late Monday, Spears, 28, had 4.95 million registered followers to Kutcher’s 4.94 million.

“WOW!!!!! #1 on Twitter! Thank you!” Spears said in a tweet, the system’s 140-character broadcasts.

Kutcher, 32, asked through Twitter how he felt, responded “I don’t care.” In April 2009 the actor challenged and beat the news feed of broadcaster CNN to reach a million Twitter followers first. Kutcher is married to actress Demi Moore, 47, also a keen tweeter with 2.72 million followers.

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