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Katy Perry Reaches Record 100M Twitter Followers

17 June 2017, 07:26 | Israel Caldwell

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The singer has only gone and bagged the title of the most following on Twitter after racking up a meaty 100 million followers on the social media site.

Time for all the Katy Perry fans to let out a collective celebratory roar because they have helped the "Chain To The Rhythm" songstress become the first person to surpass 100 million followers on Twitter.

Of course, many of her followers may not be flesh-and-blood human beings but bots. That's a 10 percent increase from what the CEO initially claimed. Twitter celebrated the major milestone with a video of some of her tweets over the years. By early 2017, Katy's follower base grew to 95 million.

As the outlet revealed, Swift's releases have fallen on the same day as other singers, including Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, so her joint release with Perry is nothing out of the ordinary for the "Wildest Dreams" songstress. Perry's 18 month Witness tour kicks off in the fall.

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Twitter announced the news in a post Friday featuring some of the singer's posts since she joined Twitter in 2009 set to her song "Witness".

During the event, fans were able to watch Perry live in a house in real time as she did everything from entertain famous friends to engage in a therapy session.

The Perry that is fully present and awake now, she said, is working to confront those issues.



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