Madonna opens Weibo account in China for first time


Madonna surprised her Chinese fans today by becoming the latest in a growing number of Western celebrities to open an account on Weibo, China’s equivalent to Twitter.

The legendary American pop star opened her first-ever official account just after midday Beijing time, making her debut with this message in English: “Hello weibo – yes it’s really me, i finally made it to China!”

Madonna has already amassed over 27,000 followers in just three hours.

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