The new kid on the loo

Two weeks ago Perez Hil­ton infor­med us that Lind­say Lohan tri­es to sol­ve her pro­blems with her for­mer girl­fri­end Sama­tha Ron­son via twit­ter. This was in a way abso­lute­ly gos­sip, but after having had a star in our spot­light three week ago, it rai­ses the ques­ti­on: In what way do stars use twit­ter?
As Lind­say Lohan tells us, she uses twit­ter in reven­ge to Ron­son and her fri­ends using Peop­le maga­zin to talk about Lohan. So this is in a way a stra­te­gie to gui­de gos­sip yours­elf.

For actors, sin­gers, come­di­ans and other stars twitter’s not a plat­form for art. It’s merely a reac­tion to public inte­rest. And may­be they can pre­vail the yel­low press from get­ting too much into their lifes by pre­sen­ting deep sights into it them­sel­ves. Who could say if that infor­ma­ti­on was true or fal­se? Who would be inte­rested in sto­ries of the yel­low press as he or she has read it on twit­ter alre­ady?

May­be Jona­than Knight was try­ing to fol­low the same idea as he wro­te:


… or dis­tres­sin­gly he wasn’t. Hope­ful­ly no one that heard the rumors in Knight’s bathroom that night took the sound for a new New Kids On The Block song.

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