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Look over there, Ewan.. could that be another few thousand likes coming your way? WHO'S HOT OR NOT ON PHOTO WEBSITE.

Byline: Julie–Anne Barnes

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It has grown faster than Facebook and and Twitter and has clocked up more than 200million users. more than 200million users.

Scottish celebs – like A–listers around the world – are quickly becoming Instagram converts with thousands of "likes" for their favourite photos. " for their favourite photos.

But it's an image of Ewan McGregor that has got the most likes out of all the Scottish stars on the photo–sharing website.

A picture posted by the actor on May 31 got 18,800 likes and comments such as "Hottest man on the planet" and "Will you marry me?"

Ewan was photographed on the last day of filming for Our Kind Of Traitor running his hand through his hair and wearing a white T–shirt and blue jeans. TV star John Barrowman saw his likes soar after he made a Doctor Who reference in a picture, getting 16,100 likes.

Andy Murray's video tribute to fans after his Wimbledon win in July 2013 clocked up 11,800 likes.

Emeli Sande's photo of herself in a white T–shirt and denims got 9530 likes last month, while Alan Cumming had 3070 likes after he posted a photo of him with a dog in July. However, Susan Boyle has struggled, getting fewer than 50 Instagram likes for a shot of her dancing.

But their efforts are swamped by the most liked Instagram picture, left, showing Kim Kardashian kissing Kanye West on their wedding day, which got two million likes.


SUSAN BOYLE October 7, 2014

Despite her fame, SuBo has less October 7, 2014 Despite her fame, SuBo has less Instagram appeal than other stars. Her most popular picture is this Beyonce–inspired Single Ladies dance pose in her Winnebago.


JOHN BARROWMAN August 19, 2014 The TV star makes a reference to Doctor Who and the Bad Wolf plotline. Pointing to a Good Wolf sign, he asks: "Is there ever such a thing?"


KAREN GILLAN July 20, 2014 A picture of the actress grinning after meeting former Doctor Who co–star Matt Smith. The pair are posing with cheeky grins and Smith wears a bow tie.


EMELI SANDE August 11, 2014 The Next To Me singer shows off her signature quiff with a tribal–print head scarf and chunky jewellery in this photo captioned Golden Mondays.

Some fans asked the singer when she would have a new album out while others told her that she looked amazing.


ANDY MURRAY July 8, 2013 Hours after winning Wimbledon and wearing a grey Adidas zipped top, Andy takes to Instagram to thank fans for their support.

Supporter Liz Curran said: "That was a wonderful fortnight. My first camping in the queue experience and I managed to get into the grounds every day. I'll always remember Wimbledon 2013 as being very, very special."


ALAN ALAN CUMMING CUMMING July 10, 2014 July 10, 2014 A picture of the Broadway star cuddling a brown dog and smiling, one of dozens he's snapped of himself with his beloved pets.


EWAN MCGREGOR May 31, 2014 Taken on the last day of shooting on Our Kind Of Traitor, this picture sees the actor posing in a white T–shirt and jeans and running his hand through his hair.

The star looks effortlessly cool, smiling broadly with dark shades on. The image had fans promising to cook him dinner after he finished filming in Morocco.
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Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Sep 7, 2014
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