Social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter are vastly important to millions, yet some of the world’s biggest stars have famously signed off from them — some for only hours, others never to return.
Here’s a list of celebrities that have thrown in the Twitter towel and gave the peace sign to Instagram at some point.
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Television personality, model and normally prolific Twitter user, Chrissy Teigen, briefly quit the platform in October 2014 after receiving venomous comments in response to her posts relating to a shooting incident that took place in Ottawa, Canada, that same month. “I feel sick,” Teigen tweeted on Oct. 23, 2014, “Bye Twitter. Taking my talents to Instagram,” but returned a week later, posting on Nov. 1, 2014: “I’m bored. I missed you guys.”
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Several media news outlets have confirmed (as of July 10, 2017) that reality television personality Rob Kardashian is currently the subject of a restraining order, barring him from approaching his ex-fiance, Blac Chyna, or posting about her online. Blac Chyna, a model and entrepreneur, sought the petition in response to what she alleges as cyber-bullying by Kardashian, actions that included Instagram posts containing sexually explicit images and accusations of infidelity. Instagram has since removed Kardashian’s public account, and although his Twitter…
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