Lady Gaga first person to hit 30 million Twitter followers

Facebook's not the only one hitting milestones today

Published October 4, 2012 8:42PM (EDT)

Lady Gaga won the race that she, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Rihanna and President Barack Obama were all having in my head. She is the first person to have amassed 30 million followers on Twitter. She fondly refers to them as her "monsters," and fans have been congratulating the singer on #30millionmonsters.

Justin Bieber, with a mere 28 million Twitter followers, seems a little sour in an apparently unrelated tweet:

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h/t Mashable

By Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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