November 21, 2019
Politics

Romney on Secret Twitter Account: Embarrassed to Be Called a Lurker

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) confirmed that he has a secret Twitter account, joking that it is “a new low.”

During an interview on HBOs Axios, Romney was asked about his Twitter account.

On the Axios program, Romney said he has three Twitter accounts, including two official ones, and an anonymous account.

“I have two official accounts—one is a Senate account and the other is the Mitt Romney account and those accounts are not ones I look at regularly. I do follow them, but I have an anonymous account, which is the one that I look at two or three times a day,” he told Axios.

The interviewer then asked him whether he is “a lurker” on Twitter.

“Is that what theyre called? Im embarrassed to be called a lurker. Ive been called a lot of things, but being called a lurker is a new low,” Romney said, while laughing.

Touché, Sénateur @MittRomney. Japprouve! https://t.co/wkHeXfwbL4

— John Kerry (@JohnKerry) October 21, 2019

“I have a secret Twitter account, yes,” he replied.

The release of the interview comes after Romney appeared to confirm to The Atlantic that he runs the “Pierre Delecto” Twitter account.

“Cest moi,” he told The Atlantic in French, which is translated to “its me.” Hours before that, “I wont give you the name of it” is what he told the magazine.

According to reports, he used the Twitter account to anonymously defend himself against critics, including Fox News pundits and CNN anchors. The account has since been made private following the Atlantics report.

Mitt Romney speaks to the media after meeting with US President-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York on Nov. 29, 2016. (BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)

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