Lea Michele's touching tribute to Cory Monteith becomes the most shared tweet of 2013, read it here...
Lea Michele was the most retweeted Twitter user of 2013, with a touching tribute that thanked fans after the tragic death of her boyfriend and Glee co-star, Cory Monteith.
The heartfelt tweet earns Lea a place in the record books after 408,266 people shared a picture of the couple, with the caption: ‘Thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love & support. Cory will forever be in my heart.’
The sad news of Paul Walker’s death from the actor’s official Twitter account received over 400,000 retweets, making it the second-highest this year for equally heart-breaking reasons.
But it was One Direction’s Niall Horan and Zayn Malik shared top 5 placings with news of Zayn’s engagement to Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards and Niall’s 20th birthday.
Andy Murray’s Wimbledon triumph and Mumford & Son’s headline slot at Glastonbury headline were among the other most talked about events on Twitter in 2013.
Did you share any of these events with your Twitter feed?