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Celebs Who Were Caught with Fake Followers on Social Media

Updated 6 Nov 2018 55.4k views17 items

Like the big social media purges of the past, the 2018 Twitter Purge revealed that there are still numerous celebrities, politicians, and influencers who had fake followers. Nearly 7.5 million accounts were deleted in the elimination of fake and locked accounts.

The Great Instagram Purge of 2014 revealed that there are a LOT of 'grammers with fake followers, among them some of your favorite celebs. A similar thing happened to Twitter in 2012, when a study showed that an overwhelming amount of celebrities had fake twitter followers. Who knew so many stars were shelling out for a bigger "audience?"

Some celebrities who have fake Twitter and Instagram followers are completely unexpected, too. Sure, it's easy to believe that Kim Kardashian paid for a few million extra followers, but Oprah?! Even POTUS himself, Barack Obama, isn't 100% clean. Say it isn't so! Here are the biggest celebrities who have fake social media followers. Who surprises you the most? 

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