Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images
Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Having lots of Twitter followers can be hard to manage, and Olympic diver Tom Daley, with 2.5 million of them, ran into some trouble this week.

On Friday he issued the following request for creative input from his followers to redesign the cover image for his profile, in the manner in which several celebrities interact with their fans.

All you need to do is take the image below and personalise it in your own way!

He was warned that it might not go exactly as planned.

And the results were pretty, shall we say, varied.

Some were eloquent:

Others were less-than-subtle about plugging certain causes...

And then the photo-shopping began.

Tom Daley the global citizen:

Tom's guest appearance on Aladdin:

And E.T the Extra Terrestrial...

No idea...

And then it just got weird.

He tweeted again today:

I see you've been getting VERY creative!

Tom, you must know by now: when you stare into the void, the void stares back. Along with trolls.

Trolls with internet connections, Photoshop and an insatiable urge to cause trouble.

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