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Name-dropping and reality checks

This week's best celebrity tweets from Kelly Osbourne, Patsy Kensit, Stephen Fry and Sarah Palin.

"Good Luck to Patsy Kensit tonight on Strictly Come Dancing. One of my best friends..." That noise is the sound of Liz Hurley name-dropping. October 9.

"I have no idea of the future - never, ever. That's what I like about fashion. It's paradise now." Karl Lagerfeld is a right-here, right-now kind of man. October 10.

"Shall be checking in at the all new Savoy at 10:10 10/10/10 - Lawks." Some people have all the luck. Stephen Fry is the first guest to check into the refurbished Savoy Hotel. October 10.

"Todd & I enjoying some sweet diversion popping into Dancing W The Stars! Really, it's a new ball-game for us, we can see why 22 mil tune in :)." Sarah Palin and her husband settle back to watch their daughter, Bristol, perform a rumba in the latest round of the dance show. October 11.

"Happy Columbus day to all of our followers! If you're in NYC hopefully you got to catch some of the parade." Marc Jacobs cheers on the Columbus Day revelry in his hometown. October 11.

"I have never used so much fake sign language in my life even the people that speak english here dont understand me! :(." Kelly Osborne heads to Japan with her father , but struggles to communicate. October 11.

"The Frieze Art Fair - art or business? Good thing or bad? Enlightenment or Betrayal? Discuss." The British art critic Waldemar Januszczak opens up the debate ahead of this weekend's Frieze Art Fair in London. October 12.

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