The star makes announcement about Berlin and Coachella rumours

David Bowie has denied that he has a Twitter account, following reports that he was working on new material in Berlin, based on a Bowie Twitter imposter’s post.

Bowie also reaffirmed that he would not be playing at this year’s Coachella festival, after it was rumoured that he was set to revive his Ziggy Stardust alter-ego for the US festival.

A message at on Bowie‘s official website, Davidbowie.com, read, “The story goes that David Bowie was in talks to perform his Ziggy Stardust album at the festival this year, the rumour really took hold and the ‘news’ was reported online around the globe and in the English press.

“You may have already seen the denial over at NME.COM, but I’m sure the majority of you saw this tale for what it was anyway: poppycock!

“However, we feel duty-bound to deny this particular story here too, lest members be fleeced of their hard-earned.

“While we’re about it, David Bowie does not have a Twitter account.”