Why Chrissy Teigen Deleted Her Twitter Account
Chrissy Teigen has officially deleted her Twitter account after sharing a final message on why she's leaving the platform. On Wednesday night, Teigen explained to her 13.7 million followers that Twitter "no longer serves me as positively as it serves me negatively," which made it "the right time" to leave. Her account is now inactive, but here's what Teigen's farewell message said in full.
Chrissy Teigen has left behind Twitter and her over 13 million followers. On Wednesday, the model tweeted a final explanation of why she's leaving, letting the message stand for a few hours before deleting her account.
Teigen wrote that now is "the right time" to leave Twitter as it "no longer serves me as positively as it serves me negatively." She added that the feelings Twitter brought her made her "a different human."
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Her Twitter is now inactive, but here's Teigen's goodbye message in full, via Archive.org. She wrote to her followers: "Hey. For over 10 years, you guys have been my world. I honestly owe so much to this world we have created here. I truly consider so many of you my actual friends.
"But it's time for me to say goodbye. This no longer serves me as positively as it serves me negatively, and I think that's the right time to call something," the message continued. "My life goal is to make people happy. The pain I feel when I don't is too much for me. I've always been portrayed as the strong clap back girl but I'm just not."
"My desire to be liked and fear of pissing people off has made me somebody you didn't sign up for, and a different human than I started out here as! Live well, tweeters. Please know all I ever cared about was you!!!" she signed off.
Chrissy Teigen trends on Twitter after goodbye message
Today, Teigen's name is also trending on Twitter, where users are arguing about her decision to delete her account. The model and entrepreneur, who is married to John Legend, is a somewhat divisive star, so, many users are calling out those who bullied her, while her critics are celebrating the news.
Teigen isn't the first celebrity to get away from Twitter and social media due to their at times toxic environments. Alec Baldwin also has recently been vocal about his dislike of Twitter and fled the platform in favour of Instagram last month.