[UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter

[UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter

Sunday, August 20th, 2017 1:03am CDT

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UPDATE : After all that, it seems we've been fooled, and many others have been, too. Voice actors Maurice Lamarche and Rob Paulsen have both said that they spoke to Frank Welker himself and confirmed that the twitter account below is unofficial, and not run by Welker.


Frank Welker, one of the most famous voice actors of all time and voice of many Transformers characters throughout the years, has officially joined Twitter! It's long been a talking point between fans on how neither Welker, or the voice of Optimus Prime, Peter Cullen, have a social media presence.
That all changed earlier today with his first post, quoting a tweet from fellow voice actor Billy West!


While the account has not been verified by twitter yet, the outpouring of support from fellow actors, such as Laraine Newman and David Sobolov, indicates that it is in fact run by the legend himself. So pop over, give him a follow, and show some support to the man who made many of our childhoods!


This article was last modified on Sunday, August 20th, 2017 10:39pm CDT

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Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905331)
Posted by Stormshot_Prime on August 20th, 2017 @ 1:23am CDT
Reading this title thinking Welker had died or something horrible until the last two words :shock:
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905332)
Posted by Flashwave on August 20th, 2017 @ 1:27am CDT
Stormshot_Prime wrote:Reading this title thinking Welker had died or something horrible until the last two words :shock:


Yeah, bout had a heart attack when all I saw in the Facebook link was "Voice acting Legend Frank Welker..." can we PLEASE repgrase the title?
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905333)
Posted by Bronzewolf on August 20th, 2017 @ 1:28am CDT
Flashwave wrote:
Stormshot_Prime wrote:Reading this title thinking Welker had died or something horrible until the last two words :shock:


Yeah, bout had a heart attack when all I saw in the Facebook link was "Voice acting Legend Frank Welker..." can we PLEASE repgrase the title?


Yes we can! Just a moment.
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905336)
Posted by Insurgent on August 20th, 2017 @ 3:22am CDT
Phew. Not just me who had a mini panic then. Lol.
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905342)
Posted by Evil Eye on August 20th, 2017 @ 6:52am CDT
NO FRANK WHAT ARE YOU DOING GET OFF THERE YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU'RE IN FOR
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905347)
Posted by Tyrannacon on August 20th, 2017 @ 9:27am CDT
*ahem*

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! *flails arms ecstatically and happily*

Glad he's got a Twitter, when ahead and followed him. :)
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905350)
Posted by Quantum Surge on August 20th, 2017 @ 9:36am CDT
Now we need Peter Cullen to join Frank; you know how much I want to show him my love for the Primes he did the voices of (especially Movie Prime)!
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905431)
Posted by hausjam on August 20th, 2017 @ 7:47pm CDT
My dream date is to have dinner with Frank Welker and Peter Cullen and just sit and listen to them talk.
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905442)
Posted by dragons on August 20th, 2017 @ 8:51pm CDT
Can't believe takes Homs this long be on twitter I hate twitter people on twitter are pointless and somewhat dumb I'm eating hotdog today what should I put on it my twitter post for the day you can't make your own decision as full grown adult you need strangers tell you what you should have on your hotdog how pathetic and sad people in nineties and eighties never did that crap grow up
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905463)
Posted by ebo716 on August 20th, 2017 @ 10:41pm CDT
The account has been confirmed as not Frank Welker by Rob Paulsen on twitter.
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905470)
Posted by Bronzewolf on August 20th, 2017 @ 11:27pm CDT
In case you missed the update to our previous story about this topic, we'd like to advise that the twitter account assumed by many to belong to Frank Welker has proven to be hoax.
Voice actors Maurice Lamarche and Rob Paulsen have both reportedly spoken to Welker and confirmed that Frank is not the owner of the account in question, @thefrankwelker.

Some people speculated this was the case, considering the lack of the Twitter "Verified" check mark, but most used the endorsement by other actors as proof.

The hoax tricked many, celebrity and fan alike, but perhaps it just proves people's devotion to the legendary voice actor.
If Frank really does join social media, you'll hear about it here, on Seibertron.com!
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905476)
Posted by Terrsolpix on August 21st, 2017 @ 2:11am CDT
Y'all have too much fun getting thumbnails for articles like these.
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905477)
Posted by Bronzewolf on August 21st, 2017 @ 2:16am CDT
Terrsolpix wrote:Y'all have too much fun getting thumbnails for articles like these.

Well, I'm glad somebody noticed :lol:
This story was a rollercoaster and more problematic than it was worth, so why not have a little fun where you can?
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905478)
Posted by fenrir72 on August 21st, 2017 @ 2:32am CDT
Shouldn't ALL "news reports" first put a "Rumor" disclaimer FIRST?! :roll: This is FAKE NEWS! I'm basing this statement from your own info and not just "personal opinion".
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905491)
Posted by Kurona on August 21st, 2017 @ 5:05am CDT
This was worth it just for that thumbnail.
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905502)
Posted by Tyrannacon on August 21st, 2017 @ 8:02am CDT
Dang it! :-x
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1905568)
Posted by Va'al on August 21st, 2017 @ 11:57am CDT
fenrir72 wrote:Shouldn't ALL "news reports" first put a "Rumor" disclaimer FIRST?! :roll: This is FAKE NEWS! I'm basing this statement from your own info and not just "personal opinion".


The news was initially legit, according to all sources.

Those sources then rectified.



Please go rant elsewhere, ta.
Re: [UPDATED] Voice Acting Legend Frank Welker Joins Twitter (1908949)
Posted by PopCultureGeek2063 on September 6th, 2017 @ 6:31pm CDT
didn't it turn out to be false?

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