August 09, 2010, 6:17 PM —
Celebrities on Twitter -- especially those known for tweeting interesting or hilarious things -- often end up with hundreds of thousands of followers. But there's always a power imbalance, as they usually only follow a few people themselves. Kanye West took this to an extreme, choosing to only follow one person -- Steven Holmes, a young man from England. Nobody, including Holmes, knows why.
West's advice to Holmes (a.k.a. the "chosen one"): "Tweet strong young man, tweet strong."
How Kanye West gave one fan Twitter anxiety [guardian.co.uk]