Yeah I’m hacked off. Why? Because last week someone set up a fake twitter account in my name. They’ve released a number of statements since then, some taken from what I’ve said on the air, some completely made up. It was good enough to fool my friends and co-workers into thinking I’d cancelled the Young Ron My Space page in favor of tweeting. Plus the account now has over 9 million followers.
The person who did this took me like some out-of-town jasper and left me with strange feelings of impermanence.
Now I’m actually afraid this individual will post something that gets me in trouble. For example, they could have me saying “my partner Paul is a real jerk and I love to bad mouth him behind his back”. Between you and me, Paul is just the kind of A-hole to believe something like that.
I do accept part of the blame. Even though my radio persona is hip and fashionable and I’m known for “what’s trending now” frankly I’ve put off tweeting, mainly because all I ever do is drink and sleep. Just like I suspect Manti Te'o has been doing lately.
Note from Webby: As we’ve gone to press it’s been revealed that the mystery tweeter does not exist and the whole thing was a practical joke! To find out more listen to the Paul and Young Ron show.
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