The Digital Doctor: 10 Celebrities you should be following on Twitter and why.

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Katy Perry has over 800,000 followers on Twitter following her every 140 characters. But sadly she doesn’t make the list of our 11 celebrities you should be following, (we couldn’t settle for 10).


Jimmy Fallon

Twitter Handle – jimmyfallon

Twitter Bio – astrophysicist

Twitter Content – A talk show host, and know for his career in comedy it’s not surprise that Jimmy’s tweets actually make us LOL. Worth following if you’re in need of cheering up.

Example Tweet – Thank you, holiday cards, for giving me an annual update on how ugly my friends’ kids are getting. #thankyounotefriday


Rebel Wilson

Twitter Handle – @RebelWilson

Twitter Bio – Actress / Writer / Producer / Rebel

Twitter Content – Australian actress Rebel Wilson is perhaps best known for her hilarious portrayal of “Fat Amy,” in Pitch Perfect which shot her to stardom. Rebel’s tweets mainly consist of updates on what she’s up to, her Hollywood lifestyle and her witty sense of humour.

Example Tweet – I never bend down to take off my underwear. I do this little kick-ball-change move to flick the undies up & then I catch them like a BOSS!


Piers Morgan

Twitter Handle – @piersmorgan

Twitter Bio – ‘One day you’re the cock of the walk, the next a feather duster.’

Twitter Content – Piers Morgan is one of the most sarcastic celebrities you’re likely to come across. And of course his Tweets are no different, known for his spats over Twitter, there’s always something entertaining on Pier’s timeline.

Example Tweet – Can you go and do you Christmas shopping please, Shrek > RT @WayneRooney: That was deserved


Russell Brand

Twitter Handle – @rustyrockets

Twitter Bio – No bio

Twitter Content – Known as a great actor and comedian and more recently a politician! There are plenty of activist tweets concerning human rights, environmental hot topics and much more, Russel certainly isn’t afraid to speak his mind which is quite refreshing and certainly makes him worth following.

Example Tweet – Today I am 12 years clean from drugs&alcohol. Thanks to all the junkies&drunks that helped me. If I can do it, anyone can.


Jamie Oliver

Twitter Handle – @jamieoliver

Twitter Bio – Official Jamie Oliver

Twitter Content – Jamie Oliver is one of Britain’s favourite chefs, his Twitter is full of delicious recipes which in our eyes is enough to hit the follow button. And no it’s not just photos of his lunch!

Example Tweet – #Recipeoftheday Beautiful black forest gateau. Super special & PERFECT for #Christmas 


Naomi Campbell

Twitter Handle – @NaomiCampbell

Twitter Bio – Model, actor, activist , mentor and Executive producer of The Face ,#teamnaomi Editor-at-Large for Interview Mag (Russia & Germany).instagram:iamnaomicampbell

Twitter Content – Naomi is much more than a beautiful face, her tweets are meaningful and significant, if you’re looking for motivation and a reason to get out of bed each day, look no further.

Example Tweet – # Omiquote you have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be…


Lady Gaga

Twitter Handle – @ladygaga

Twitter Bio – The lady herself is not just a chameleon in person, but a chameleon in music.

Twitter Content – Lady Gaga’s Tweets are balanced with appreciation for her fans and the insanity of her life as one of the best entertainers in the world. Some of her Tweets will blow your mind.

Example Tweet – Me & Tony performing! It was truly a Winter Wonderland in New York. A beautiful holiday night.


Ashton Kutcher

Twitter Handle – @aplusk

Twitter Bio – I make stuff, actually I make up stuff, stories mostly, collaborations of thoughts, dreams, and actions. Thats me.

Twitter Content – Possibly  one of our favourite Twitter accounts. Ashton shares things he finds funny and interesting, and @replies to his fans. If you’re looking for some read worthy content you’ll find some here.

Example Tweet – Giraffes may be headed for extinction 



Sean John Combs (P. Diddy)

Twitter Handle – @iamdiddy


Twitter Content – Sean John Combs, or more commonly know has P.Diddy, an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur, his Twitter might surprise you.  Sharing inspirational thoughts and words of wisdom, his tweets are deep!

Example Tweet – Justice is a right all of us are entitled, not a privilege that can be denied.


Simon Cowell

Twitter Handle – @SimonCowell

Twitter Bio – No bio

Twitter Content – Who wouldn’t like a look behind the scenes at this inspiring man’s life. Apart from witty banter between himself and Louis Walsh, Simon shares photos of his dogs Squiddly & Diddly and of course Baby Eric! What’s not to love.

Example Tweet – Had a great pre Thanksgiving dinner at my house tonight. Family and friends are everything. And Louis ate so much I think he will explode.


Ricky Gervais

Twitter Handle – @rickygervais

Twitter Bio – Multi Emmy, Bafta, & Golden Globe-winning Writer, Director, Actor, Producer, Author and Stand up Comedian. Oh, and One Trick Pony 🙂

Twitter Content – And the award for funniest Celebrity Twitter account goes to … Ricky Gervais. If Jimmy Fallon got us LOL’ing then Ricky gets us LMAO’ing!

Example Tweet – At my age, beauty is all about great lighting



So there you have it, 11 celebrities that are worth following.