What's in a name? Just ask some of your favorite celebrities! While most stars use their full name as their handle on Twitter, others like to keep fans guessing. Check out these not-so-predictable celebrity twitter handles!
Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore pays tribute to his hometown of Flint, Michigan with his Twitter handle (either that or all the good "Michael Moore" Twitter handles were taken!), although some locals diss the fact that he hasn't lived in Flint in years. (He resides in a mansion on Torch Lake). But 57-year old Moore, who recently wrote a book based on his hometown, told The Flint Journal, "I think if you spend 35 years in Flint, it'd be very hard to beat the Flint out of you."
Yes, we know Wolfie Van Halen is a grown man. But he'll always be Valerie Bertinelli's little boy. Hence the @Wolfiesmom Twitter handle, in which the "Hot in Cleveland" star can update us on her life and post pics of her not-so-little boy!
Granted, "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson has the same name as one of the Jackson 5 bros-- who may have beat him to the punch when it came to snagging their mutual moniker for a Twitter handle. So how for "AI's" resident Dawg to personalize his handle and make it his own? Just add a "Yo" to the front! Hey, it's better than "Yo, MTV Raps!"
She may have dumped her hubby, but actress Demi Moore isn't dumping her Twitter handle. In the aftermath of her high-profile divorce from Ashton Kutcher, Moore's @mrskutcher handle has been the subject of debate among her 4.4 million followers-so much so that she even tweeted: "changing my twitter name isn't a top priority right now. sorry it bothers so many of u. should I not tweet until I do? does it really matter?"
And speaking of Kutcher, his tweets have quieted down ever since that embarrassing Penn State sex scandal snafu, in which he ticked off followers with an inadvertent tweet about ousted coach Joe Paterno. Ever since that gaffe-and the resulting backlash-- Kutcher's "team" handles his Twitter feed. As for that @aplusk Twitter handle? It must be the new math!
Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler lets us know just who he is via his Twitter handle. Now if he could only learn to lay off the Caps Lock?
First there was Speed Racer, now there's Deanracer. Actor and reality star Dean McDermott is an avid motorcyclist and racer. But after a 2010 motorcycle crash that landed him in the ICU, he wrote, "Let's just say, I won't be dirt biking anymore." Cute name, though!
It started with a doodle. But Moby's little idiot collective eventually grew into "a group of cartoonists and illustrators who have come together to make cute and cool things." And what better way for the DJ-turned musician to come up with his Twitter handle?
Ben Stiller'sTwitter moniker is derived from his production company name, Red Hour Films. But where did the name "Red Hour" come from? According to Digital Spy, Stiller named his production company after the first episode of "Star Trek: The Original Series," "Return Of The Archons."
"American Idol" exec producer Nigel Lythgoe is @dizzyfeet to you and me-at least on Twitter. The former professional dancer takes his name from Dizzy Feet Foundation, which he co-founded with "Dancing With the Stars" judge Carrie Ann Inaba, director Adam Shankman and actress Katie Holmes in an effort to provide access to dance education for underprivileged young people.
Let's make it 11! Because yes, "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Lisa Vanderpump's dog has a Twitter account -- and he's got more followers than you! Vanderpump's Pomeranian, Gigolo, (affectionately known as Giggy), recently tweeted," I was supposed to go to Hawaii. ..I was packed ready to go…they just didn't want the competition on the beach...I rock my speedos. tum ti tum." Oh well, there's always the dog park!
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