Robert Downey Jr. reached 1 million followers less than a day after joining Twitter — 23 hours and 25 minutes to be exact — after sending out his very first tweet and introducing himself to the social media platform.
His first tweet was published on April 11 at 2:30pm PST. He has made five posts overall, two of which are replies.
This means Robert Downey Jr. technically now holds the fastest time to reach 1M followers, beating out Charlie Sheen (who holds/held the Guinness World Record at 25 hours + 17 minutes).
Robert Downey Jr. joins Twitter, breaks records.
ROBERT DOWNEY JR. IS ON TWITTER WHAT IS LIFE WHAT IS AIR WHAT IS EVERYTHING
This is probably going to get quoted in every publication just because I said it. And I’m not even saying anything. I’m not talking about my films, I’m not talking about my life, and I’m not talking about the world. And yet, the media will print it simply because I said it. And at this moment in time, I bet there is an artist around the corner of this hotel, on the street, with a mind far beyond ours, but we will never listen to him simply because he has not appeared in a movie. And that is what is fucked up about our culture.
Don’t hate me
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Subversive thinking has arrived. [x]
I either dress like im going to a red carpet event or like im a homeless drug addict there is no in between
"I know very little about acting. I’m just an incredibly gifted faker."
“During one shoot at a house, he was waiting for us to set up a backdrop, and he sat down at the piano and started playing and singing. I immediately told the assistants to pull down the backdrop, which was blocking the light coming though the windows to where the piano was— afraid I would miss this moment. No problem—Downey played a 45 minute concert that gave me plenty of time to make a series of great pictures, and he enthralled everyone in the room with his performance.”
— Sam Jones