BrandArena: Oscar Pistorius's Twitter Handle @OscarHardTruth Goes Viral

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Oscar Pistorius's Twitter Handle @OscarHardTruth Goes Viral

With less than a week to go before his trial starts in the North Gauteng High Court, South Africa, the public relations team of paralympian Oscar Pistorius has launched a new Twitter handle, @OscarHardTruth, to keep fans up to date with his murder trial.
Pistorius pictured with Steenkamp in Johannesburg in January.
Photo credit: Waldo Swiegers/AFP/Getty Images

The Twitter Handle @OscarHardTruth, linked to Pistorius's official website, has gone viral, reaching over 10 000 followers within hours after being set up with more added by the minute.

According to his PR agent, Anneliese Burgess, the twitter handle was set up to provide factual updates around the trial.

The paralympic athlete is charged with the Valentine’s Day murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, who died after she was shot while standing behind a locked bathroom door.

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