Prince joins Twitter and posts his first selfie: A timeline
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In the hours to follow, we simultaneously learned more and less about the reclusive star as his 140-max character messages -- and according to a Twitter rep, it really was him -- started coming in bunches. Seen as a whole, the Purple Twitter Experience is just as confounding as everything else we know about the guy. At least this is one area where he can be quoted with certainty.
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After his initial tweet, you could tell he was still getting warmed up, so the second tweet was still in a pretty literal realm.
But then, THEN, we really got into the social media muck that hopefully everyone wanted from Prince. He did the obligatory shot of his dinner plate.
PRINCE'S 2ND TWEET.-- PRINCE 3RDEYEGIRL (@3rdeyegirl) August 14, 2013
Regarding the pepper, if you have to ask, bro... Anyhow, this was about the time of the night that people were starting to notice the fact that PRINCE WAS TWEETING THINGS. One of whom was his buddy ?uestlove, who has been in the Twin Cities several times in recent years for Purple-related performances.
PRINCE'S 3RD TWEET: DID EYE ADD 2 MUCH PEPPER? pic.twitter.com/3jfe3rb41g-- PRINCE 3RDEYEGIRL (@3rdeyegirl) August 14, 2013
Cries of "show yourself, you beautiful man," and "gimme a break," followed from the Twitterverse, and we received this.
Holy Ish, I Knew You'd Give In RT @3rdeyegirl: PRINCE'S 1ST TWEET... TESTING 1, 2...-- Questlove Jenkins (@questlove) August 14, 2013
Janelle Monae, we got the first "selfie" photo of Prince. See it on the next page.