An 80-year-old grandmother from Staten Island, New York is trying to get 80,000 Twitter followers before she dies and is getting help from Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez.

The woman was looking for something to occupy her active mind after her husband died and turned to her grandson who connected her to Twitter.

Her hilarious tweets and YouTube videos have attracted the attention of nearly 76,000 fans including Rihanna, J-Lo and Missy Elliott.

Her celebrity followers are even helping her reach her goal by re-tweeting some of her posts.