Chrissy Teigen has formally stated farewell to the app she joined in May 2009
Chrissy Teigen has been a social media mainstay for what seems like lifetimes in web years, however all good issues should ultimately come to an finish. Teigen simply introduced she’s stepping away from Twitter after greater than a decade of entertaining the lots, getting candid about how she got here to her determination earlier than deactivating her account.
Teigen opened up in a thread of tweets on Wednesday evening, sharing that she’s now a “different human” than she was when she first joined the app. She wrote, “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.”
Here’s what Chrissy Teigen posted on Twitter earlier than her account went darkish. https://t.co/MB1WCVMios pic.twitter.com/cLAZOdo7wI
— Donie O’Sullivan (@donie) March 25, 2021
“But it’s time for me to say goodbye,” she continued. “This no longer serves me as positively as it serves me negatively, and I think that’s the right time to call something. 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.”
It appears Teigen had grown more and more delicate to her followers’ perceptions of her, with the cookbook writer including, “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!!!”
We ought to all have extra empathy and battle to cease on-line bullying.
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) March 25, 2021
“I encourage you to know and never forget that your words matter,” she instructed her hundreds of thousands of followers. “No matter what you see, what that person portrays, or your intention. For years I have taken so many small, 2-follower count punches that at this point, I am honestly deeply bruised,” she wrote, noting that she hasn’t discovered how you can “block out the negativity” she receives on the app.
“I’m just a sensitive sh*t, okay!? I don’t wanna be this way! I just am!” she wrote. “But I love you guys and I cherish our time together, I truly do. I also hate you.” She ended her thread with a singular “<3” earlier than deactivating her account.
It’s unclear whether or not the mother of two will proceed posting on Instagram, the place she steadily shares behind-the-scenes household pictures and details about her upcoming tasks. In current months, Teigen has been open concerning the ‘brutal, exhausting’ grieving course of after she misplaced her being pregnant with son, Jack, final fall. She has additionally come beneath fireplace for the content material of her posts, together with current tone-deaf tweets about $13,000 bottles of wine throughout one of many worst financial crises in U.S. historical past. Teigen’s absence additionally means President Joe Biden is dropping one very well-known Twitter observe, however he can nonetheless sustain with Lady Gaga and Mariska Hargitay when he wants some movie star information in his life.