Sara Bareilles, Shonda Rhimes & More Stars Leaving Twitter After Elon Musk Takeover: ‘I’m Out’
- Billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk officially acquired Twitter on October 27, 2022.
- Following news of him taking control of the social media platform, many celebrities have announced that they are giving up on the app.
- By the end of the week the sale was completed, the entrepreneur took to Twitter to announce a lot of potential changes to the app.
Many Hollywood stars are not satisfied with Elon Musk51 years old, acquired Twitter on October 27, 2022. The deal started in April 2022, and now six months later, he’s officially closing the deal worth $44 billion, each CNBC. Singer Sara Bareilles, Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes, and more have made a public statement about their decision to remove the app since the Tesla founder acquired it. Here is a list of celebrities who joined Sara and Shonda in their big Twitter exit.
Welcome. It’s fun on Twitter. I am going out. See you on other platforms. Sorry, this is not for me. ❤️🙏🏼
– Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles) October 30, 2022
“Love Song” singer Sara, 42, made it clear on October 29, 2022, that she no longer wants to be separated from the Twitter platform. “Welcome. It’s fun on Twitter. I am going out. See you on other platforms. Sorry, this isn’t for me,” she writes along with heart emojis and praying hands. In the wake of her departure, some of her 2.8 million followers responded to support the singer’s decision. “Wonderful and brave,” wrote one follower. But many of the responses were negative and celebrated Sara’s announcement.
Many comments include someone asking who the musician is, many people don’t remember her. “Who are you and why are you randomly appearing in my notifications. But I guess I’m lucky,” a private user Written. The second online hater more, “It’s Twitter not LAX, you don’t have to announce your departure.” As of November 1, 2022, Sara’s official Twitter account is still active and has not been deleted.
Hi guys. I’m leaving Twitter today — let’s see where we are when the dust settles. Today the dust has revealed too much hate, too much going in the wrong direction. Love, kindness and ability to all of you, thanks,
– Téa Leoni (@TeaLeoni) October 29, 2022
Dear Secretary, star Tea Leoni56 years old, joined Sara leave twitter on October 29, 2022. “Hello everyone. I’m leaving Twitter today — let’s see where we are when the dust settles. Today the dust has revealed too much hate, too much going in the wrong direction. Love, kindness and ability to all of you, thank you, xoxtéa,” the blonde wrote. Similar to the answer Sara received, the others also reacted violently to Tea for leaving.
One Twitter user commented to suggest the 56-year-old should stay to add balance to the app. “If you leave, they win. It’s that simple. Leave a background that makes it overtaken by everything you’ve named. And now you won’t even try to balance it. And that’s really sad,” online reviewer speak.
No worries for whatever Elon has planned. Farewell.
– shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) October 29, 2022
Hugely successful TV producer Shonda, 52, called out Elon when she revealed she was also leaving the site. “Not hanging around for whatever Elon has planned. Goodbye, “she Written on October 29. Year Yes The author has received much criticism from followers, online haters, and even fans of her many hit TV shows. “The woman in the back How to get away with murder? – a program that spans all norms, standards, and (beautiful) right to speak – to be able to say such a thing… .just confuses me,” said one person. tweeted to Shonda.
Despite countless hateful replies, one user still supports the TV producer and her fans. “If you guys don’t care that Miss Rhimes is leaving, then why are you commenting. If you don’t care, go ahead, simple as that. Continuing to scroll doesn’t have to be rude. She can make statements or announcements to her followers, who the DO is interested in, watch her shows and look to her for program updates,” fans said. Written.
I’m shocked and appalled by some of the “freedom of speech” I’ve seen on the platform since it was acquired. Hate speech under the veil of “free speech” is unacceptable; therefore, I decided to stay away from Twitter as it is no longer a safe space for myself, my sons and other POCs.
– Toni Braxton (@tonibraxton) October 29, 2022
Singer “Un-Break My Heart” Toni Braxton55 years old, is another woman who joins others in talking about her disdain for the new Twitter owner. Notably, the Grammy Award winner cited “hate speech” for her decision. “I am shocked and appalled by some of the ‘freedom of speech’ I have seen on this platform since it was acquired. Hate speech under the veil of ‘free speech’ is unacceptable; Therefore, I am choosing to stay away from Twitter as it is no longer a safe space for myself, my sons and other POCs.” Toni wrote on October 28, 2022.
One follower told Toni that leaving the stage was “not the answer” and expected a different outcome from the singer. “Steps are not the answer, fight for what Twitter is designed for, BUT do it on a positive basis. Take the high road against hate,” they said commented.
Star Trek actress Marina SirtisThe 67-year-old is said to have also taken to Twitter on October 28 to announce his exit, every NBC News. “I am sorry but I cannot be part of anything owned by #ELONMUSK and his reprehensible team. I was going to stay for a few days so we could say goodbye but then I was gone,” the star who played Deanna Troi wrote on the deleted account. Her poster confirmed her departure to the press after Elon’s acquisition.