Twisted Sister lead singer and also the songwriter of the band, Dee Snider, has taken his official Twitter account today and commented about Al Yankovic‘s remarks who is well-known for his humorous songs that criticize the pop culture.

A follower of Dee Snider has shared the latest post of Yankovic and after seeing the tweet of his follower, the Twisted Sister icon misunderstood the post and amazed by how Al ‘Weird’ Yankovic could post such long tweets despite Twitter’s restriction to write up to 280 characters.

You may remember that the common length of a regular tweet was 34 characters when it’s founded. Later on, they allowed users to write up to 280 characters back in 2018. However, Al himself has sent that post using his own Facebook account and did not face any restrictions at all.

Here is the official Facebook post of Al Yankovic:

“I was 12 years old in the 9th grade – younger than my classmates, and (as you may possibly be able to imagine) pretty awkward, shy, and nerdy. And I had a crush on Patrice Y., the girl who sat directly in front of me in math class (because the seats were all arranged in alphabetical order for some arbitrary reason).

Of course, Patrice would never in a million years have suspected that I had a crush on her, because like I explained… painfully shy. But one day I decided I would make my big move – I decided to draw a picture of her and present her with it. But because I didn’t want to give her the impression that I liked her or anything, I also drew pictures of every single person in the class and handed those out as well, just to throw her off the scent.

Anyway, everybody seemed to like their drawings, and, as you may have predicted, my love life remained completely dormant for the next several years. Okay, fast forward nearly half a century later… I’m checking my Twitter feed and I see some woman on there talking about how she used to sit in front of me during 9th-grade math class.

Being slightly less shy at my current advanced age, I decided to follow up on this: I DM’ed her and asked if by any chance her name was Patrice. Turns out, it was. It was her – my 9th-grade crush.”

He continued:

“I then followed up and asked, “Hey, by any chance do you happen to remember that one time I drew pictures of everybody in class?” A minute later she sent me this photo. She had saved it all these years. I just felt like telling this story because, well… 2020 was arguably a pretty sucky year overall, but there were some real moments of joy sprinkled in here and there – and for me, this was definitely one of them.”

Dee Snider took that post to his official account and wrote this:

“Great story Al Jankovic. But why do you get like a thousand words for your tweets!?”

A follower of Dee corrected the misunderstanding:

“He posted it on FB and Instagram, which is why I had to take a screenshot.”

Twisted Sister star responded back:


You can check out these tweets and the post of Yankovic right below.

I was 12 years old in the 9th grade – younger than my classmates, and (as you may possibly be able to imagine) pretty…

Posted by "Weird Al" Yankovic on Tuesday, December 22, 2020