40 Things You Won't Believe Celebrities Posted on Social Media 10 Years Ago

Here's what Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, and Ariana Grande were tweeting in 2009.

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If you think Twitter is an interesting place in 2019, then you won't believe what the platform looked like in 2009. Back then, people were still getting the hang of things, and tweets ranged from hilariously bizarre to utterly incomprehensible. Even some of your favorite stars like Justin BieberKim Kardashian, and Ariana Grande were struggling to use the social media platform. Curious to see what these A-listers were tweeting in '09? Below, we've rounded up some of the wildest old tweets from celebrities.

1
Justin Bieber contemplated the name of a state.

Grammar aside, this isn't a terrible question.

2
Miranda Cosgrove let the Twitterverse know about her delicious pizza.

This probably could've been two separate tweets?

3
Kim Kardashian educated the masses.

TY Kim!

4
Guy Fieri gave his fans a shoutout.

Hey, Guy!

5
Larry King shared his love for Daylight Saving Time.

Thanks for the reminder, Larry.

6
Ben Stiller hated on bobbing for apples.

Don't plan on bobbing for apples with Ben Stiller, I guess.

7
Ariana Grande told her fans about her Halloween costume idea.

Note how Ari tweeted in the third person. That is so 2009.

8
Ariana also tweeted about perfecting her Sponge Bob impersonations.

If the writers of Sponge Bob ever need a guest actor, they know who to call.

9
Khloe Kardashian gave organ donors a shoutout.

We support organ donors as much as the next person but… this is a strange way to give them props, Khlo.

10
Katy Perry shared her thoughts on The Time Traveler's Wife.

You didn't "ball," but did you bawl, Katy?

11
Diddy wished his main man a happy birthday.

You were so excited, you couldn't even wait till midnight, Diddy.

12
Martha Stewart told a harrowing tale about her dogs.

Ah, yes, "life on farm." How relatable.

13
Snoop Dogg bragged.

Snoop: the hero we don't deserve.

14
Oprah sought medical advice.

We hope you figured out your tick issue, Oprah!

15
Shaq aired his grievances online about a chimpanzee.

Not everything warrants a tweet—but in 2009, even celebrities were still learning.

16
Ashton Kusher got passionate about yoga.

Yay for YOGA time!

17
Frankie Muniz complained about… not working?

Uh, is he saying that being an actor is a "fake" job?

18
Pink had a questionable business idea.

And what would happen once the toilet paper was used, Pink?

19
Snooki complained about her iPod running out of battery.

Remember when those were a thing?

20
Billy Ray Cyrus confused Twitter with Google

Check your local listings, Billy.

21
Danny DeVito let everyone know it was almost Christmas.

Just in case you forgot that it was Christmas Eve, Danny DeVito made sure to remind you.

22
Jessica Simpson tweeted about her indigestion.

"Burp."

23
Kris Jenner used Twitter to send weirdly personal messages to her kids—and Lara Spencer?

In the end, Lara Spencer just couldn't keep up with the Kardashians.

24
Spencer Pratt begged for a JT/Brit reunion.

What a classic couple they were. (Who could forget their iconic matching denim look?!)

25
Jessie J was a good samaritan—and had regrets.

No good deed goes unpunished—am I right, Jessie?

26
Adam Levine channeled his inner Tarzan.

We are… so thankful celebrities no longer tweet every single thing that comes to mind.

27
Steve Harvey begged Tyra Banks to follow him.

But Tyra, it's the real Steve Harvey!

28
Andy Cohen contemplated Maria Shriver's hair.

We would seriously love to know what prompted this tweet from Andy Cohen back in '09.

29
Al Roker tweeted about his priorities.

This tweet is, uh, missing some context.

30
Tyra talked about national birds.

The more you know!

31
Barbara Walters looked on the bright side.

Way to stay positive, Barbara.

32
Kim Kardashian claimed she could smell cavities.

Weird flex but OK!

33
Rita Ora asked her fans for technology help.

Seriously, have none of these celebrities heard of Google?

34
Mary J. Blige used questionable punctuation.

What is with all the exclamation! Points! In this tweet!

35
Lauren Conrad ignored her typos.

It's been 10 years since this tweet and we are still waiting for Twitter to give us an edit function. What gives, Jack?!

36
Russell Brand made things weird.

Just, no.

37
Heidi Montag shared some thoughts with LC.

Ah, things were so much simpler in '09.

38
Kelly Osbourne wondered aloud if she was seriously sick.

Please consult a medical professional—and not Twitter—if you think that you might have swine flu.

39
Selena Gomez tweeted some song suggestions.

This song recommendation has stood the test of time. Just saying.

40
Shaq got mad at the White House.

Never change, Shaq.

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