Tweets that Made Headlines in 2016


1. Kim Kardashian West @KimKardashian

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1296″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437579169{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“Sorry I’m late to the party guys, I was busy cashing my 80 million video game check & transferring 53 million into our joint account.”

On 8 March 2016 Selfie Queen Kim Kardashian, took on Twitter to deride critics on the backlash surrounding her controversial selfie; the tweet also referenced to her husband Kanye West’s alleged $53 million debt.

2. Sheikh Rashid Ahmad @ShkhRasheed

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1297″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437590305{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“Catch me if you can. I am coming. Get ready boys!”

Oct 28, 2016 Sheikh Rasheed left everyone in fits and reached Lal Haveli on a motorcycle to show his support to PTI.

3. Kanye West @kanyewest

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1299″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437598372{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“Maybe I couldn’t be skinny and tall but I’ll settle for being the greatest artist of all time as a consolation.”

On Jan 27, 2016, Kanye West got into unpleasant Twitter fight with Wiz Khalifa,after being criticized on changing his album name from Swish to Waves. The rapper ridiculed Wiz on his clothing choices, creativity and his girl friend Amber Rose.

4. Shahid Afridi ‏@SAfridiOfficial

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1301″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437636975{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“Javed Miandad is legend of cricket, but he used very harsh words on TV for long time. He made personal attack on me for no reason.”

Fiery strokes man, Shahid Afridi lost his cool on Oct 9, 2016 and caught up on war of words with the legendary cricketer Javed Miandad, after the former accused him of match-fixing.

5. Bobby Deol @thebobbydeoll

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1302″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437659128{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“Katrina Kaif receiving Smita Patil Memorial Award is same as Sajid Khan getting an Oscar.”

On Sep 16, 2016 Bobby Deol played naughty when Katrina Kaif was honoured with India’s prestigious Smita Patil Memorial Award for her acting skills. The tweet created a lot of stir among twitterati who have been mocking her win and criticizing the decision by the Priyadarshini Academy for choosing her.

6. Leonardo Di Caprio @LeoDiCaprio

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1303″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437678460{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“Thank you to the Academy and the incredible cast and crew of The Revenant.”

On Feb 28, 2016 after missing out five times, the 41-year-old actor, finally won an Oscar for the best actor role in a movie. The news made headlines as DiCaprio proudly walked the red carpet holding the much-awaited golden trophy. His fans have been waiting for this big moment ever since he lost to Matthew McConaughey in 2014.

7. Lena Dunham @lenadunham

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1304″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437694544{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“I would do literally anything for Rihanna. I just want to make her as happy as she makes me. Whatever she needs. That’s not creepy, right?”

On Aug 28, 2016 Lena Dunham, posted this tweet about Rihanna, and Twitter cannot deal with it. While some followers reassured Lena about her feelings, most of them mocked fun at her, which resulted in barrage of Twitter memes.

8. Virat Kohli @imVkohli

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1305″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437713734{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“Shame on people for trolling Anushka Sharma, non-stop. Have some compassion. She has always only given me positivity.”

On Feb 25, 2016 Indian batting star Virat Kohli lashed out at Twitter trolls for targeting Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, saying that those who blame her for anything negative in his cricket career should be ashamed of themselves.

9. Shah Rukh Khan ‏@iamsrk

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1307″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437728311{margin-top: 25px !important;}”]“How sweet is this. Beauty lies in simplicity.”

Pakistani Chaiwala, who became an internet sensation, thought he looked like actor ShahRukh Khan. Shah Rukh Khan took to twitter on Nov 11th, 2016 in the sweetest possible way.

10. Sonam Kapoor @sonamakapoor

[/vc_column_text][thb_image alignment=”center” image=”1308″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1483437742312{margin-top: 25px !important;margin-bottom: 25px !important;}”]“Hypocrisy, the practice of claiming to have higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case.”

On Aug 10, 2016, Sonam Kapoor locked horns with singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya. It all started with Shobhaa De’s controversial tweet about Indian contingent’s performance at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, but matters got worse when both the artists took the controversy to personal level.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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