Saturday 24 June 2017

Live by the tweet, die by the tweet

Demi and Ashton have trivialised their ailing love by drip-feeding information online, writes Sarah Caden

ON THE ROCKS: Ashton and
Demi
ON THE ROCKS: Ashton and Demi

Sarah Caden

WHEN humiliated, the natural human instinct is to wish to hide, to feel the pain away from a prying eye and away from anyone who might pity or, worse, explain how they told you so.

Not easy when you're public figures like Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, who have spent the past week faced with his reported infidelity on the eve of their sixth wedding anniversary, and more difficult again if your marriage has been played out on the new media that is now their nemesis, with its steady drip feed of information, images and allegations.

They lived by the tweet, and now their relationship seems to be dying on it, leaving a list of 'I told you sos' on onlookers' lips, not only to do with their online life but the apparently inevitable issues that come with an age gap.

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