McLaren F1 Driver Lewis Hamilton Commits Twitter Faux Pas
McLaren F1 driver LEWIS HAMILTON "has been forced into an embarrassing climbdown after accusing McLaren teammate JENSON BUTTON of disrespecting him on Twitter," according to the PA. Hamilton was taking his cue from a tweet by a journalist "suggesting Button had unfollowed him on the social networking site" (PA, 10/8).
Lewis Hamilton: "Just noticed @jensonbutton unfollowed, thats a shame. After 3 years as teammates, I thought we respected one another but clearly he doesn't." ... "Funny thing is, we are STILL teammates! All good tho, I plan on giving this team & fans all I got til I cross the finish line in brazil!!!" ... "My bad, just found out Jenson never followed me. Don't blame him! Need to be on Twitter more!"
The Times' Kevin Eason: "Morning UK and everyone else. You are waking up to a brand new Twitter gaffe by our Lewis. Dear oh dear"
SPEED Channel's Will Buxton: "If Mercedes had a clue, this would be their viral ad today: "Don't worry Lewis. Jenson might not follow you, but 2013's a different story.""
BBC F1 reporter Jake Humphrey: "My own rules; 1-I don't tweet when drunk 2-I don't tweet when angry 3-I don't tweet what I wouldn't shout out loud #ThinkBeforeYouTweet"