10 celebrities who quit Twitter; some who couldn't stay away
February 4, 2013, 4:33 pm
Actor-director Sylvester Stallone has quit Twitter because he thinks the act of telling strangers about his life is futile.
Actress Megan Fox joined Twitter just a few hours after fake news of her death started circulating on the micro-blogging site. She quit after five days and hasn't tweeted since.
Actor Alec Baldwin quit Twitter in 2012 with the final message 'It's been fun'.
Actor Ashton Kutcher hasn't quit Twitter in that sense. But he handed over the control of his account to his management team after tweets supporting a football coach nailed in a child abuse scandal.
Chris Brown had deleted his Twitter account after a fight with comedy writer Jenny Johnson. His on-off relationship with the micro-blogging site is famous among his followers. He's quit a few times, before succumbing to its addiction.
In April, 2011, actor James Franco quit his Twitter account after being on the site for just one and a half months.
Pop star John Mayer quit his account when he had 3.7 million followers.
Comedian Matt Lucas had quit Twitter in 2012 after a teenager joked about the death of his former partner. He rejoined the social utility tool later.
Singer Sinead O'Connor quit Twitter in November 2011 saying she was getting too much abuse.
Actor Imran Khan used to be an active Tweeter before he suddenly decided to quit.