@TheTweetOfGod was one of 172 users Bowie followed on the social media site

Eagle-eyed fans have noticed that David Bowie followed a Twitter parody account claiming to be the tweets of God shortly before his death.

Bowie passed away at the age of 69 on Sunday (January 10) following an 18 month battle with cancer.

With his death having already been described as a “work of art”, some fans have now spotted that the last account that Bowie’s official Twitter page followed was @TheTweetOfGod. The account is connected to Broadway play An Act Of God.

Although it is not known whether Bowie was in control of his social network platforms, it is worth noting that the official Bowie account only follows 172 users and is followed in return by 783,000. NME has approached a representative of the late singer for a comment.

In response to the news, a tweet from @TheTweetOfGod reads: “David Bowie was the God I always wanted to be.” See below.

Just days before his passing, Bowie released his latest album ‘Blackstar’ on Friday (January 8), marking his 69th birthday.

An official statement confirming Bowie’s death, published on his Facebook page, read: “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief.”