Twitter user offered up for £75,000 to tell his eyewitness account of Woolwich

By Ishbel Macleod | PR and social media consultant

May 23, 2013 | 2 min read

@BOYADEE, a musician and filmmaker, revealed that he has been offered up to £75,000 to give his eyewitness account of the Woolwich attack, and apologised for ignoring reporters including Jon Snow.Yesterday, he has tweeted saying that he was ‘going to the shop for some fruit and veg’ when he saw the incident. It was a tweet from @BOYADEE’s account that first mentioned beheading, before he began describing what was taking place in strong detail.

His Twitter account rose to over 23,000 followers overnight, and today he posted explaining why he had not replied to the media.He has been praised on Twitter for his stance.

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