Katie Holmes Joins Twitter -- See Her First Tweet!

Celebrity News Oct. 25, 2013 AT 10:00AM
Katie Holmes attends TAO Downtown Grand Opening Katie Holmes attends TAO Downtown Grand Opening Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Happy to follow you, Katie Holmes! The Romantics actress finally caved and joined Twitter Friday morning, Oct. 25.

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"So happy to be on twitter!!!!!!" she wrote under the verified handle @KatieHolmes212. "Sending first tweets from South Africa!!!!!" The Manhattan resident is currently in Cape Town shooting the film adaptation of the popular young-adult novel The Giver, alongside Taylor Swift, Jeff Bridges, Alexander Skarsgard, and Meryl Streep. (Three-time Oscar winner Streep has yet to join the social media network, but anything is possible.)  

Holmes and the cast seem to having fun as their updates indicate. She shared Friday afternoon, "On set today filming the Giver. Love working with directer Phil Noyce am so grateful for such a wonderful experience."

Credit: Katie Holmes, center, surrounded by cast members of The Giver, including Jeff Bridges and Taylor Swift. (Courtesy of Nikki Silver)

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Holmes also re-tweeted a post from makeup mogul Bobbi Brown's official company handle. The 34-year-old mom to Suri has an exclusive makeup line with the beauty brand and serves as its ambassador-- she follows both the company's handle and Brown, with whom she has a close working relationship. As of Friday morning, other notable brands and figures Holmes is following include Swift, Vogue and SoulCycle, providing glimpses of her everyday life in New York City.

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Though she has some ways to go before she catches up to Swift's 35 million followers, Holmes acquiring 15,000 plus followers in her first five hours is not too shabby.

Welcome to the wonderful world of Twitter, Katie!

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