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Celebrities “Accidentally” Leak Risqué Photos to Add Twitter Followers

Alison PillEarlier this week, Alison Pill, an actress from HBO’s “The Newsroom,” posted a topless photo to her 20,000 Twitter followers. The photo was quickly deleted but not after it rapidly spread across the internet. Pill said she posted the photo “by accident” and meanwhile, she gained 5000 new followers, mostly guys hoping she would “accidentally” post another. Other celebrities are following suit and “accidentally” posting their own naked pictures to Twitter in hopes of raising their Twitter profile.

BS Gossip talked to People.com editor Mark Golin. He told us that it is no accident celebrities are posting nude photos. “C’mon, how do you accidentally post anything? It’s a way for actors to increase their Twitter following and maybe even get some extra media exposure. People who don’t watch “The Newsroom’ probably never heard of Alison Pill before a topless picture of her was posted online. Now her boobs are all people are talking about! A stunt like this could get an actress better roles or even a higher paycheck. It’s quite brilliant grassroots marketing, when you think about it.”

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