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The Rockstar Ramblings: Hacked Twitter Accounts

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A couple weeks ago someone (presumably with a great sense of humor) hacked into Axl Rose’s account and sent out a Tweet saying all the European shows were cancelled. Rose’s people quickly responded, noting that this was not true (despite this sounding EXACTLY like something Axl would do).

Lucky for us we were able to find a few other (alleged) Tweets sent out via (allegedly) hacked Twitter accounts. Enjoy…

RockOfLove23 (Bret Michaels): “I’m done with Reality TV! Awesome!”

TerribleTed666 (Ted Nugent): “Today I’m celebrating my 5th Anniversary of being a vegetarian”

OZmanO (Ozzy Osbourne): “Watch America’s got talent tonight at 8pm EST, PLEASE!!!” (hacked by wife of Ozzy, Sharon Osbourne)

Feelgoods123 (Vince Neil): “I’m smashed on Tequila and driving past Bally’s on S. Las Vegas Blvd, see if u can catch me” (actually, turns out this one was true)

StageDiverAero (Steven Tyler): “I’m doing American Idol!” (unfortunately, this one also turned out to be true)

W-A-R-new123 (Axl Rose’s new account): “Adler and I just talked it over and agreed to a GNR reunion” (hacked by former Guns N Roses drummer, Stevn Adler)

Stay_HungryDS (Dee Snider): “Dear my wife Suzette, your body is a wonderland” (hacked by one of Dee Snider’s children)

HereIGoAgain34 (David Coverdale): “I shaved my head today and it looks good”

AtomicPunkDLR (David Lee Roth): “Looking forward to spending a lot of time with Eddie!” (hacked by Alex Van Halen)

KISSarmy#1 (Gene Simmons): “I have nothing to promote, just wanted to say good morning.”

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fireflyz's avatar

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1. fireflyz writes:

this is hillarious

# Aug 27, 2010 @ 3:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Diamond Oz writes:

The Vince Neil was damn funny.

# Aug 28, 2010 @ 7:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. WOLF7 writes:

Good stuff!! Agreed, the Neil one was awesome.

Twitter. I can understand some celebrities have it, but regular everyday people.... ? What for? Who reads all that stuff? It's interesting, but out of all the people I know, the most egocentric ones are the ones who have twitter. Like anyone cares what happened in their lives 5 minutes ago?

# Aug 28, 2010 @ 8:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. brandedcfh420 writes:

wolf, thats the way the american people have been made into. Always worried about what someone else is doing, and not giving a damn about their own boring a$$ lives. twitter is just another way for americans to become more retarded as they grow older.

# Aug 28, 2010 @ 8:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. WOLF7 writes:

branded, I think you're absolutely right. And it's definitely an international phenomenon, not just America.

Twitter is one of those things you "oh definitely" need to have these days to be "cool". I bet if there was a new site called "As$book" where people talk and post photos of their as$es, if it was considered as a cool site - which would probably be the case among teenagers - I bet they'd have millions and millions of users immediately.

What a bunch of sheep we are...

# Aug 28, 2010 @ 8:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Diamond Oz writes:

I'd sign up to Assbook to be honest. It's funny that no-one gave a crap about Twitter in the U.K. until Stephen Fry started using it.

# Aug 28, 2010 @ 10:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. deathbringer writes:

I never understood twitter for personal use really either. It's like a public version of facebook, which is ok if you are a blogger who wants to post topical updates on something. Or a celebrity who wants to be able to stay in the minds of their fans. But the mundane personal updates are annoying to me.

But because of its popularity on mobile devices, it's also grown into another way to subscribe to content. I use it on my ipod to catch up on a bunch of sites and people who I never get around to checking RSS for.

# Aug 28, 2010 @ 11:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. hellrat writes:

tweet, tweet....i just dopped a HUGE duke!

there are three more white hairs in my beard this morning....twitter!

t-t-t-twitt....a fvcking cloud is blocking the sun goddamnit, tweet!!!

i'm not kidding around people....this sh!t is FVCKING IMPORTANT

TWEET!!!

# Aug 28, 2010 @ 12:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. brandedcfh420 writes:

wuhahahahahha, rat itll be ok. just twitter some more!!!

# Aug 28, 2010 @ 12:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. dwebb writes:

why was my comment removed

# Aug 30, 2010 @ 1:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. RTB writes:

Twating...pass

# Aug 30, 2010 @ 2:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. 50bmg writes:

I usually avoid anything anywhere with Twitter anywhere near the description but I'm glad I checked this out. lawl@GeneSimmons!

# Aug 30, 2010 @ 5:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Heavy Sedsey the Blind Pariah writes:

Just as washing your teeth with tits was a good idea to Dethklok, so too does "a$sbook" seem like a great idea to me.

# Aug 31, 2010 @ 4:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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