Selena Gomez, Kim Kardashian And More Celebs Who Take A Hiatus From Social Media

Maanyata Thu |Mar 14, 2019

Below is 6 stars who decided to step away from the social media spotlight to refresh their minds.

For some celebrities, the best way to find peace is to take a break from the cyberspace. Below are six stars who decided to step away from the social media spotlight to refresh their minds.

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez
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In September 2018, Selena Gomez took to her Instagram to announce that she would make a break from cyberspace for a while.

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This came after her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber tied the knot with model Hailey Baldwin. The former Disney Channel star also did the same thing in 2016.

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato
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Demi stopped her social networking activities for a few months following her drug overdue. The singer returned to Instagram after receiving treatment in one rehab facility for about three months. She quit Twitter again in February 2019 after being criticized for her comment about 21 Savage who was arrested by U.S. immigration officials for overstaying his U.S. visa and maybe face deportation. Demi also explained that she would never joke about “anyone getting deported” and apologized if she upset people.

Kim Kardashian

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Kim decided to step away from the social media spotlight and in the public eye for three months after being robbed at gunpoint in October 2016. The reality star returned to social media in 2017 by sharing a series of adorable family photos with her mom, Kanye West and their kids, North and Saint, on Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter.

Pete Davidson

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Pete Davidson deleted his Instagram while he was dating US pop star Ariana Grande and then returned to promote the forthcoming premiere of SNL. In October, Pete wiped his account clean once again after the news broke that he and Ari had ended the engagement. In December, he returned and sent a message to haters. He wrote,

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Kanye West

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Kanye deleted all his social media accounts after he was slammed for a pro-Donald Trump rant and calling for getting rid of the 13th amendment. One year earlier, he shut down his verified Instagram and explained that “it was not a healthy outlet for him.”

Cardi B

Cardi B
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The ‘Money’ rapper said goodbye to the cyberspace after she faced some backlash from people who felt the late Mac Miller’s Swimming should have won the Best Rap Album in Grammys. Shortly before Cardi B shut down her Instagram account,  she posted one cryptic note to her main feed.

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She was off Instagram for two days before returning to promote her new song with Bruno Mars.


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