Hugh Laurie doesn’t “get” Twitter

Filed as News on May 28, 2009 4:16 pm

Actor Hugh Laurie has admitted that he’s “bothered by the social cost of every tweet” on Twitter, and that although he has his own Twitter page he doesn’t really get the concept.

Going 22 characters over-limit, Laurie told a BBC radio programme, “If people were able to take these 140 characters and develop a poetic Western form… that would be a satisfying thing. But that’s not what I see when I read them”.

Maybe Hugh needs a Twitter VIP Concierge. Possibly, though, it’s OK not to tweet. Not every celebrity needs to use it, after all.

(Via Hello Magazine)

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  1. By joannie posted on May 28, 2009 at 5:22 pm
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    I’d love to see him and his bfflz, Stephen Fry, the mighty Twitter god, discuss microblogging. Fry is brilliant with and really seems to revel in the that sort of thing. Oh, Hugh, I adore you.

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  2. By The Tired Prop posted on May 28, 2009 at 7:14 pm
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    He sounds like Dr. House! Was Mr. Laurie “degluted” by his character!

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  3. By Greg posted on May 28, 2009 at 11:13 pm
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    Jeeves was always the clever one!

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  4. By twitrounds posted on May 29, 2009 at 4:08 am
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    Celebs need to get on twitter. It’s a great way to connect with fans and show a “real side” Plus…we can get some advice from a doctor like House :]

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  5. By Duncan Riley posted on May 29, 2009 at 6:55 am
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    His old mate Stephen Fry would be able to set him straight.

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  6. By pregnancy posted on June 12, 2009 at 12:27 pm
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    I love watching house and would like to follow him on twitter too,

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  7. By jeeny jeans posted on July 11, 2009 at 10:06 pm
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    oh,hugh,I love you,for ever kisssssssssssss.

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  8. By Lisa posted on September 23, 2009 at 10:13 am
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    THE HOUSE M.D. PREIMIER WAS AMAZING! LAUGHED, CRIED, SMILED SIGHED, CRIED, GASPED…AND LAUGHED…AND CRIED.

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