Chrissy Teigen is now certainly one of solely 12 folks the @POTUS Twitter account follows — and the one one not a part of the federal government.
Chrissy Teigen is getting her want: a comply with from the @POTUS Twitter account. And of these the account follows, she’s the one one who would not have a job within the U.S. authorities.
On inauguration morning, the mannequin and tv persona tweeted at Joe Biden for a comply with after being blocked on Twitter by now former President Donald Trump.
“hi there @joebiden I’ve been blocked by the president for 4 years can I get a comply with plz,” Teigen tweeted Wednesday somewhat greater than three hours earlier than Biden was sworn-in.
After responding to a fan that it was “only a dumb joke,” she quickly grew to become one of many 12 accounts the official @POTUS Twitter account follows. The opposite 11 accounts have been all tied to the Biden administration together with the official accounts of first woman Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff.
Teigen was the one non-public citizen to get a comply with from @POTUS as of Wednesday evening.
“OH MY GOD !!!!!!!!!!” Teigen tweeted, responding to the information. “my coronary heart oh my god lmao I can lastly see the president’s tweets they usually in all probability gained’t be unhinged.”
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The institutional accounts, which embody @POTUS, @WhiteHouse, @FLOTUS and @VP, do not belong any specific particular person — they’re reserved for official authorities use by these within the present administration. Twitter transferred them to President Biden as soon as he was formally inaugurated on Wednesday. Nevertheless in the course of the switch of the accounts from Trump’s administration to the Biden administration, the accounts misplaced its earlier tens of millions of followers.
Biden’s account — @PresElectBiden — was reworked into @POTUS as soon as he grew to become POTUS — an acronym for President of the USA.
The primary tweet from Biden’s @POTUS account learn, “There isn’t a time to waste on the subject of tackling the crises we face. That is why at present, I’m heading to the Oval Workplace to get proper to work delivering daring motion and fast reduction for American households.”
The Related Press contributed to this report