10 celebrities who quit Twitter; some who couldn't stay away

Movies | | February 4, 2013, 4:33 pm
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Actor-director Sylvester Stallone has quit Twitter because he thinks the act of telling strangers about his life is futile.

Actor-director Sylvester Stallone has quit Twitter because he thinks the act of telling strangers about his life is futile.

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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.

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.

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Singer Sinead O'Connor quit Twitter in November 2011 saying she was getting too much abuse.

Singer Sinead O'Connor quit Twitter in November 2011 saying she was getting too much abuse.

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Actor Imran Khan used to be an active Tweeter before he suddenly decided to quit.

Actor Imran Khan used to be an active Tweeter before he suddenly decided to quit.

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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.

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.

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Actor Alec Baldwin quit Twitter in 2012 with the final message 'It's been fun'.

Actor Alec Baldwin quit Twitter in 2012 with the final message 'It's been fun'.

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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.

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.

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Pop star John Mayer quit his account when he had 3.7 million followers.

Pop star John Mayer quit his account when he had 3.7 million followers.

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In April, 2011, actor James Franco quit his Twitter account after being on the site for just one and a half months.

In April, 2011, actor James Franco quit his Twitter account after being on the site for just one and a half months.

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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.

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.