The Inspiration Behind Celebrities Read Mean Tweets, Who Wanted Meaner

He was reading them and he was like, Oh man, people are awful! He was reading them to me and the thought occurred to me: We should have everyone do this. In fact, my friend Kelly Oxford, who is very popular on news Twitter, was at the house and she started reading hers back and forth, and the two of them were reading these awful things read people had said. And I read think they kind of took comfort in knowing, Oh, Im not the only one that people are awful to. So I wanted to provide that to all the celebrities on Twitter. I think its kind of therapeutic for them to realize that theyre not alone. Also, I think it really illustrates how mean and cowardly and toxic people are online. I mean, every comment section is a danger zone. Truest words, sister. Full story: