Trent Reznor is quitting Twitter because the “poisonous surroundings” will not be good for his psychological well being.
The 9 Inch Nails frontman, 57, admits earlier than Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover of the social media website was the ultimate nail within the coffin for his departure from the app.
He instructed The Hollywood Reporter: “We don’t want the vanity of the billionaire class to really feel like they’ll simply are available in and clear up all the pieces.
“Even with out him concerned, I simply discover that it has turn out to be such a poisonous surroundings. For my psychological well being, I have to tune out. I don’t really feel good being there anymore.”
In the meantime, Kanye West returned to Twitter on the weekend.
The 45-year-old rap star was banned from the micro-blogging platform – which was acquired by billionaire enterprise magnate Musk late final month – when he made a slew of anti-Semitic feedback, however his account was reactivated in early November, and he is tweeting as soon as extra.
On Sunday (20.11.22), he wrote: “Testing Testing Seeing if my Twitter is unblocked”(sic)
The ‘Stronger’ hitmaker – who was beforehand married Kim Kardashian and has North, 9, Saint, six, Psalm, 4, and three-year-old Chicago with the fact star – had initially tweeted that he was “going demise con 3 on Jewish individuals”, and, previous to that, precipitated controversy when he wore a White Lives Matter t-shirt throughout Paris Style Week.
Tesla founder Musk beforehand insisted Kanye’s return was accredited earlier than he acquired the corporate.
He initially defined: “Twitter can be forming a content material moderation council with extensively numerous viewpoints. No main content material choices or account reinstatements will occur earlier than that council convenes. (sic).”
Kanye’s tweet got here simply hours after former US President Donald Trump – who was completely blocked from the platform in January 2021, following the assault on the US Capitol in Washington, by which his supporters stormed the constructing whereas votes had been being counted to confirm Joe Biden’s election win – was additionally reinstated onto the platform.
Musk tweeted: “The individuals have spoken. Trump can be reinstated. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.”
Shortly afterwards, @RealDonaldTrump was stay once more, however the 75-year-old businessman has but to tweet from the account because the ban was lifted.