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Katy Perry Is Most Followed Person in Twitter History

February 4, 2014 (12:33 am) GMT
The 'Roar' singer has more than 50 million followers on the social networking site, almost a million more than Justin Bieber's.
Katy Perry

reached a milestone on Twitter when she got a whooping 50.1 million followers. The "Dark Horse" singer passed the 50 million mark over the weekend, making her the most followed person in Twitter history.

"Oh yeah AND we grew to 50 million Katycats! Eh, regular day at the office," Perry tweeted to mark the occasion. Behind Perry is who has 49.3 million followers today. She took over the frontrunning position from him in November when she had 46.48 million followers while Bieber had 46.47 million.

Perry's boyfriend happened to rejoin Twitter on Friday, January 31 after several years of absence. "I'm back. What'd I miss?" Mayer wrote along with a link to 's "Friday" and the caption "Been waiting SO long to share this with you. It's so bad it's good. Take a look."

Mayer may get a boost in followers for his girlfriend encouraged hers to give him a warm welcome. "FOLLOW FRIDAY @JohnMayer who's account has basically been in a coma state for a couple of year. Let's update him on all the cat youtubes he may have missed pls! Thanks! (sic)" she wrote.

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