Caitlyn Jenner Breaks Obama’s Twitter Record

Caitlyn Jenner reality TV
Courtesy of Vanity Fair

Move over, President Barack ObamaCaitlyn Jenner has hit Twitter.

On the same day as Caitlyn Jenner’s (formerly known as Bruce Jenner) debut as a woman on the cover of Vanity Fair, she joined Twitter and amassed more than one million followers in just four hours. It took Obama, who previously held the record for the fastest-grossing Twitter account, five hours to hit the milestone when he joined the platform on May 18.

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Jenner also created a new Facebook account on Monday, which has already garnered an impressive 188k followers. Her post of the photo has brought in more than 35k likes and 5,000 shares.

Jenner’s first tweet, featuring the Vanity Fair cover without any caption, has already been retweeted a whopping 165k times and favorited 156k times. She also started an Instagram account, where she already has 357k followers.

“I’m so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self,” reads Jenner’s Twitter bio. “Welcome to the world Caitlyn. Can’t wait for you to get to know her/me.”

Social media has been abuzz since the photos hit the Web, with the news generating more than 1.5 million tweets, including support from the Kardashian family and more celebrities.

Users have been labeling tweets about Jenner with the hashtag #CallMeCaitlyn, referencing the headline on the Vanity Fair cover.

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  1. billy says:

    Congratulations Caitlyn. You are a twitter queen.

  2. JJ says:

    This man is very confused…

  3. JJ says:

    I think all the hormones he did when he was an athlete affected hes mind…

  4. and the screen in the background is from my husband’s company Objects Fine Set Decorations…

  5. thisisagrossabomination says:

    guess it did a tuck to fit into that corset…notice the huge hands are hidden in the cover snap

  6. dick delson says:

    Beyond creepy

  7. TOM says:

    In her desperation to court the LGBT crowd, Hillary Clinton will use her only iphone to text ‘You Go, Girl!’

  8. Amber says:

    I thought it didn’t want publicity?

  9. awertt says:

    It’s a weird world we live on and while are focuse on this, Isis is killing thousands in Iraq and Syria.Peace to the middle East prayers for all.

    • Michael Anthony says:

      Yes, and ISIS would be condemning this calling fir her to be killed. They would display disgust, like other posters on her. And we are so much better than these extremist groups? Ha! If you’re different in America you deserve scorn and ridicule. Sounds just like what ISIS would say.

  10. Donna says:

    Caitlin welcome and may you find peace
    And to the rest of the world can we please focus on more important issues like peace on earth, homelessness, mental health etc.

    • Sergei says:

      Mental health is at issue here. A biological male believes he is a female. Cutting parts off does not make one a female.

      This is mental illness.

      • Michael Anthony says:

        Mental health issue? Here’s a group of posters who don’t know the first thing about human sexuality. Yet, they comment as experts. Ha!!

  11. kenfurman46 says:

    America is obsessed with triviality while Rome burns. But he is the first woman to have won the men’s decathlon.

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