Eversince, Elon Musk has taken over Twitter, celebrities have either quit, left, or their accounts are being locked. Musk and his Twitter takeover have become the hottest topic right now, and all thanks go to the major changes he’s busy making to the micro-blogging site, from launching a monthly subscription plan for Twitter verification to the mass layoffs he has been doing, claiming Twitter’s bad financial position.
Today, supermodel Gigi Hadid left the social media site, calling it a “cesspool of hate and bigotry.” And meanwhile, comedian Kathy Griffin’s Twitter account also got suspended for impersonating Elon Musk.
Elon Musk’s ex-girlfriend Amber Heard is no longer using Twitter, and the exact reason behind her shocking disappearance is still unknown.
Just two days after her ex, Elon Musk, took over the microblogging site, Amber’s account got deactivated. Many reports suggested that, like many celebrities, Amber quit due to Musk’s takeover.
After Elon Musk takeover, Grey’s Anatomy producer Shonda Rhimes was one of the first celebrities who waved good bye to the micro-blogging site.
“I’m not hanging around for whatever Elon has planned. Bye,” Rhimes tweeted.
Supermodel Gidi Hadid has deactivated her Twitter account. Sharing news with her millions of followers, Gigi wrote on her official Instagram handle: “For a long time, but especially with its new leadership,” Gigi wrote. “It’s becoming more and more of a cesspool of hate and bigotry, and it’s not a place I want to be a part of (sic)”
Toni Braxton is not using Twitter anymore. Soon after Elon took over, the singer announced that she would stay away from the microblogging site from now.
“I’m sh ocked and appalled at some of the ‘free speech’ I’ve seen on this platform since its acquisition. “Hate speech under the veil of “free speech” is unacceptable; therefore, I am choosing to stay off Twitter as it is no longer a safe space for myself, my sons, and other POC.”
Toni Braxton also stopped using Twitter, “Welcome Elon, you little b-tch you. And twitter out…”
Ken Olin is also among the celebrities who have stopped using the site but chose not to delete their account with millions of followers. “Hey all! I’m out of here. No judgement. Let’s keep the faith. Let’s protect our democracy. Let’s try to be kinder. Let’s try to save the planet. Let’s try to be more generous. “Let’s look to find peace in the world,” his last tweet reads,
Comedian and actor Kathy Griffin got permanently banned from Twitter, not for her views but for impersonating Twitter’s new boss, Elon Musk. Ever since the Tesla CEO has taken over microblogging, a lot of changes are taking place, and the most recent was the warning issued to all millions of Twitter users for impersonating.
On Sunday, Kathy, who is known for speaking her mind, changed her handle and display image to Musk as she urged people to vote for Democrats in the upcoming midterm US election.
“After much-spirited discussion with the females in my life,” “I have decided that voting blue for their choice is only right,” her tweet with the hashtag “Vote Blue to Protect Women” reads.
On October 30th, Sara Bareilles quite the micro-blogging platform. Sharing her decision with millions of followers, the Grammy winner singer tweeted, “Welp. It’s been fun, Twitter. I’m out. See you on other platforms, peeps. “Sorry, this one’s just not for me.”