Ashton and Demi's angst about Twitter TV show

The married stars both tweet that they may take a Twitter hiatus if some reports about the show prove accurate.

Monday, I was concerned that the words "Ashton" and "Kutcher" had not yet been associated with the proposed new Twitter-based reality TV show.

Today, the real Ashton Kutcher himself tweeted his concern about the show's content: "Wow I hope this isn't true. I really don't like being sold out. May have to take a twitter hiatus."

When he wrote "this," he was referring to a report from the Examiner.com that speculated whether people would be asked to, in one way or another, cyberstalk those bathed by fame.

"Hey, how about TwitterPunk'd?" CC TechCrunch50-2008

The example the Examiner used was that on the March day on which Kutcher tweeted a photo of his wife, Demi Moore, pressing his tuxedo while wearing a bikini, might contestants be asked to use their Twittering talents to work out where these fine stars might be.

Moore, for her part, tweeted: "hope this isn't true-if it is our Twitter time may come to a quick and sad end!"

She then followed it up with a retweet to her husband and Twitter founder, Evan Williams, among others: "@lindag199: @ev wht R U thinking? Tweet! twttr coming 2 a TV near U http://TwitPWR.com/fSn/ ths is not a gd move! cc: @mrskutcher @aplusk."

The other most important person at Twitter, Biz Stone, earlier was reported to have denied that there is one official realitweet TV show.

Mashable quoted him as saying: "There is no official Twitter TV show--although if there were it would be fun to cast!"

He added that Twitter has " a lightweight, non-exclusive, agreement with the producers which helps them move forward more freely."

Lightweight? Twitter? No, no, no.

 

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