Here’s CNN host Piers Morgan earlier today salivating over the prospect of getting his 2 millionth Twitter follower:

https://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/177747735099875328

Not long after, some Morgan-haters launched an #unfollowpiers campaign:

https://twitter.com/#!/mikec60/status/177820851801038850

https://twitter.com/#!/viralsoccer/status/177810224856563712

https://twitter.com/#!/Realsamshear/status/177811585568473088

The former America’s Got Talent judge responded by declaring war on the unfollow campaigners:

https://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/177816668020555777

https://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/177816780591476736

https://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/177817000276529152

https://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/177817254170337280

https://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/177818911658614784

Not long after, Morgan hit the 2,000,000 mark. Hooray!

https://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/177889618383998976

But did Morgan break out the champagne too soon?

https://twitter.com/#!/RyanWWFCTurner/status/177926572890796032

Morgan’s current follower count (at the time of this writing): 1,999,978. So close!