The ideal celebrity blockee has a rabid following, a thin skin, and a heavy social media presence. They are followed by millions, but only follow a paltry few. They are firm believers in their own hype. In some casescough, Simmons, coughthis sort of person may block you before you even get a chance to interact with them. While this sort of pre-emptive block can be satisfying in its own way, it's much more fun to goad them into it. Simmons has blocked a wide variety of basketball writers and bloggers, perhaps fearful that they'll pillage his treasure trove of 90210 jokes.