Emma forced to delete Twitter account

Last Updated: Jun 18, 2010, 15:59 PM IST

New York: Emma Roberts has deleted her Twitter account after she was bombarded with nasty tweets from ‘Twilight’ fans, who support character Edward Cullen, for saying she preferred Jacob Black.

Roberts, 19, had revealed on The Tonight Show that she is rooting for Team Jacob, and even though actor Robert Pattinson, who plays the part of Edward, did not mind, his fans most definitely did.

“Well, you just revealed yourself to have no taste,” the New York Daily News quoted Pattinson as replying to her choice.

According to E! Online, as soon as the actress mentioned her preference, she started receiving vicious tweets from Edward’s fans, leading to the deletion of her Twitter account.

“Team Jacob? Ewwwwwwwww!!!!! >.