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Lady Gaga twitter champ, but Bieber not backing down

Graphic by Mindy Chapman

Despite pesky paternity rumours, Justin Bieber reached 14 million twitter followers yesterday, Music Rooms reports. That puts him within striking range of Lady Gaga (15 million followers) and way ahead of Katy Perry, the third-most followed celebrity (11 million). 

“and oh yeah... 14 MILLION FOLLOWERS!! I LOVE YALL!!! THANK YOU!! The family keeps growing and we will never stop!  GOES HARD!!!” Bieber tweeted in celebration of his milestone. 

"14 million followeeeeeeers!"  Photo courtesy of twitpic.

Doesn't your cell phone explode or something after you reach 14 million followers? Luckily, he only follows 119,003 people, so can likely keep up with all the updates.

Fans were quick to inundate his twitter feed with congratulatory tweets:

"Its amazing how since  became a someone nearly 14million twitter users became one big  family," gushed 

Some, however, made a joke of JB's latest milestone. 

"Justin hits 14 million followers? I didn't realize Justin Bieber was so violent," tweeted @_Snapes_. 

Jealousy, it's so hard to hide. 

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