Celebrities leave Twitter with the arrival of Elon Musk

Amber Heard

Although Amber Heard did not make public that she left Twitter, the official user of the actress and ex-partner of Elon Musk no longer appears on the social network. The search engine only returns fan accounts like @AmberHeardfk, @AHeardLatino and @MissHeard86.

Tea Leoni

American actress Téa Leoni was another of the celebrities who closed her account. To do this, she published a message on the social network, outlined in Cnn in Spanish.

“Let’s see where we are when the dust settles,” he wrote on Twitter. “Today the dust has revealed too much hate.”

Whoopi Goldberg

“I’m going to leave and if it calms down and I feel more comfortable, maybe I’ll come back,” said Whoopi Goldberg before leaving Twitter, referring to Elon Musk.

“I feel that it is very messy and I am tired of certain attitudes, which had been blocked, be back,” added the 66-year-old artist.

Searching for her name on Twitter brings up accounts like @Whoopie_G_33, @BigMamaWhoop, @OnlyWhoopi, and more.

Gigi Hadid

The American model Gigi Hadid chose to deactivate her account and express her opinion about it on another social network: Instagram.

“I can’t say it’s a safe place for anyone or a social platform that does more good than harm,” Hadid wrote in a post. story captured by Cnn in Spanish.

Tony Braxton

Although the account of the singer, writer and philanthropist Toni Braxton is still located on Twitter, the 55-year-old artist is one of the celebrities who assured to stay off the social network.

“I am shocked and appalled at some of the free speech I have 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 because it is no longer a safe space for myself, my children and other POCs,” Braxton’s latest tweet read.

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Twitter suspends verified accounts

The closure of accounts by celebrities also adds to the suspensions of Twitter: the comedian Kathy Griffin, whose verified account had two million followers, was one of those blocked.

The h3h3Productions account, which changed its username to Elon Musk and is defined as a parody, also received a network suspension.

User @jephjacques changed his display name to Elon Musk and posted several satirical tweets referring to Musk’s strategy for running his new company. “Can you all stop tweeting for a second? You’re going too fast to be able to personally moderate.” The account, with more than 80,000 followers, was suspended shortly after.

Other tweeters, including actor Mark Hamill of starwarsjoined the demonstration with the hashtag #FreeKathy (Free Kathy).

Since completing the complicated $44 billion purchase of the social network, Musk has publicly pondered how to profit from the acquisition.



Celebrities leave Twitter with the arrival of Elon Musk