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Twitter accidentally verified fake Morrissey account

19
May
2014

Fans got excited last week when a five-year-old Twitter account, @itsmorrissey, woke up and started tweeting. An official Twitter verified check mark made it appear that it was indeed the former lead singer of The Smiths talking. I would like to stress that I do not have either a Twitter or a Facebook account. I gather that a Twitter account has been opened in my name – as Its Morrissey – but it is NOT Morrissey.

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