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Lady Gaga makes Twitter history w/ 10M followers

Lady Gaga appears in a still from her 2011 'Judas' music video. (Interscope Records)

May 16, 2011 12:21:14 AM PDT
Lady Gaga has made Twitter history after the pop sensation's account racked up 10 million followers.

Lady Gaga is the micro-blogging site's first user to amass that many followers. The milestone was hit on Saturday night

To say thank you, @ladygaga sent out a tweet to her fans on Sunday morning that said, "10MillionMonsters! I'm speechless, we did it! Its an illness how I love you. Leaving London smiling."

Gaga calls her fans "little monsters."

The pop star was the first living person to get 10 million likes on Facebook in July 2010, and on YouTube, Gaga was the first to reach 1 billion views in October 2010.

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