With Twitter under Elon Musk’s control, these celebs vow to quit: ‘I’m out’

Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter has already led to some big upheavals in the company. Musk called himself “Chief Tweet” top executives were fired and shared his plans to change the platform’s current content moderation and bans. Many fear the changes will allow hate speech and inappropriate content on the platform, and as a result, several celebrities and high-profile individuals have vowed to leave.

Musk first announced his plan to buy the company in April. At the time, actress and activist Jameela Jamil, activist Shaun King, comic writer Erik Larsen, wrestler Mick Foley and others said they will no longer be using Twitter if he bought it. The $44 billion sale passed at the end of October.

Now that Musk is officially in control, more stars are criticizing him and have promised to leave while others seem to be on the fence.

Shonda Rhimes

“Not hanging around for what Elon has planned. Bye,” the screenwriter and producer he tweeted two days after Musk officially bought the company. He hasn’t tweeted since.

Sara Bareilles

The singer said she was leaving the platform in a tweet on October 30. “Good luck. It was fun Twitter. I’m out. See you on other platforms, I’m tweeting. Sorry, this isn’t for me.” she wrote He hasn’t tweeted since.

Toni Braxton

The singer said she was disappointed by the changes she saw after Musk bought the company and vowed to stay away from it. “I am shocked and appalled at some of the ‘free speech’ I have seen on this platform since acquiring it. Hate speech under the guise of ‘free speech’ is unacceptable; therefore I choose to stay off Twitter as is it’s no longer a safe space for me, my sons, and other POC.” she wrote

Alex Winter

The “Bill & Ted” actor said he would be leaving the platform and kept that promise — his account is no longer active. His last tweet was a meme about Musk taking over the platform, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Brian Kopelman

The “Billions” host tweeted that he was going to “take a breather” from Twitter and then made his account private. In his latest tweet, he instructed fans to find him on Instagram and TikTok, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Ken Olin

The actor, director and producer he tweeted for his departure from the platform on October 28. “Hey everyone – 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 try to find peace. in the world,” he wrote.

In an earlier tweet, he said he was going to use Tribal Social, an alternative to Twitter. “I have to wean myself off of that soon to be Musk’s engine,” Olin said. The platform bills itself as free of hate and “fake news.”

Mick Foley

The wrestler said in April that he would consider leaving Twitter. “I’m going to seriously consider quitting Twitter for good in the near future,” he wrote. “I don’t have a good feeling about where this platform is going.” As of October 31, his Twitter account has been deactivated.

Erik Larson

The comic book writer, who worked on The Amazing Spider-Man series in the 1990s, promised early in Musk’s takeover process that he would delete his Twitter account if the billionaire succeeded in buying the company. It looks Larsen left the platform from the market.

Jameela Jamil

THE ACTOR he initially said he would be leaving Twitter in April. “One good thing about Elon buying twitter is that I will *FINALLY* go away and stop being a complete menace to society here. So it’s a win for you all really,” he tweeted. She has been tweeting ever since, and her most recent tweet is from October 26 – one day before Musk officially bought the company. It’s unclear if she’ll return, but if she keeps her promise, she won’t return to the platform while Musk controls it.

Rob Reiner

The director urged people not to leave the platform. “For those fighting to preserve our Constitutional Democracy, now is not the time to abandon Twitter.” he wrote on Twitter the day after acquisition. He’s been tweeting since then, mostly to promote the upcoming November 8 midterm elections.

Amy Siskind

The activist and author tweeted in April that she was sitting with her thoughts and watching, but hadn’t decided whether she would stay on the platform.

“This platform feels like it’s dying” he wrote on Twitter on October 29. “If you’re leaving, you can also find my content on Facebook. I’ve built an active, moderated community there.”

Shaun King

The activist left Twitter in April, but returned hours later. However, His account is now private.

Josh Gad

The actor said he wasn’t sure if he would stay on Twitter. “There’s a big exodus happening on this platform. I’m not sure if I’ll stay or not.” he wrote on Twitter on October 28. “Leaning to remain, but if today is a sign of things to come, I’m not sure what the point is. Free speech is great. Hate speech intended to incite evil, (without consequences) is not what you signed up for.” He has since tweeted several times.

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