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PREACH IT! Lindsay Lohan still has star power -- on Twitter, at least

June 23, 2010 |  2:44 pm
Lindsay-lohan People who think Lindsay Lohan’s star power has waned need to check their Twitter accounts.

Per Gawker, Lilo recently scored $10,000 to hype, via Twitter, a discount fashion company called Beyond the Rack. Unlike Lohan’s movie career, which is looking a little bleak beyond her planned Linda Lovelace biopic, this news is actually very impressive. Why? Because, in the world of celebrity-fueled adver-tweets, LiLo is commanding top dollar.

That’s right. Top dollar.

Earlier this year I spoke to a company that does nothing but match tweeters (famous and otherwise) with ad partners. The company told me that the highest-paid celebrity tweeters o’ the moment were Kim Kardashian and Soulja Boy, both of whom commanded about -- yes -- $10,000 per tweet.

The average celebrity tweeter, meanwhile, may command closer to four figures per paid tweet. And in the future, celebrity tweeters may get paid more -- $20,000 per missive, even, if it were someone really big. (I asked the company how much someone like me might get paid to tweet. I won’t embarrass myself by giving away the figure, but suffice it to say: It wouldn’t cover a decent dinner for two in Los Angeles.)

So, although there is plenty to say about Lohan’s sad state -- look no further than that alcohol monitoring bracelet, for one -- she’s still famous enough to be queen of the tweeters.

-- Leslie Gornstein

Photo: Would you shop where she says she shops? Lindsay Lohan on the job at a sponsored women's fitness retreat June 11 in Beverly Hills. Credit: John Shearer / Getty Images for Muscle Milk

If you want to catch up on what it's like livin' la vida Lohan, first read our comprehensive timeline leading up to her May 24 court appearance, then click here for Lindsay Lohan stories since then.

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