Celebrity Divorce Tweets: Stars Announce Their Splits Online

01/20/2011 03:47 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In this ever-shrinking world of rapid communication, celebrities need not rely on publicists to announce their splits--they often do it themselves via Twitter. The emotional equivalent of ripping off a band-aid, social media allows celebrities to get the bad news out fast, hoping it will fade quickly into the Twitterverse. These 8 celebrities aired their dirty laundry in a tweet--and fans and media reciprocated by retweeting, retweeting, and retweeting again.

Celebrities' Divorce Tweets
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