Recently, I’ve received a flurry of emails asking whether Ben Stiller is Twittering away under the name “@ben_stiller” — which at its peak, had over 61,000 followers.
Considering that Ben has previously shown a general disinterest in directly communicating with fans, it doesn’t appear likely that he’d suddenly become a voracious Twitaholic.
Nor would we expect that Ben has the time to twiddle his thumbs, as he has been filming Greenberg this past month. Currently, Stiller’s in London, doing press for the release of Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsoniann — which will have its world premiere Tuesday evening at Leicester Square.
On Monday, Brit TV interviewer Jonathan Ross (@Wossy on Twitter) informally asked about his online habits, and reports that Stiller doesn’t give a Tweet about Twitter.
Is that definitive? I’ll try to track down a second source later today to give us the proverbial straight Twooth. (Ok, enough with the puns, already!)
When chatting online, it’s always good to remember the old adage: “on the Internet, nobody knows [if] you’re a dog.”
Update: As of Wednesday morning, the @ben_stiller account has been disabled.