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Ed Sheehan Quits Twitter Over Mean Trolls

Keely Sharp
Written by Keely Sharp

“Darling I will be loving you ’till we’re seventy……Just don’t expect me to tweet about it” – Ed Sheeran…..or at least what I am imagining him saying after he quit Twitter.

Singer sensation and America’s romantic redhead decided to quit Twitter due to the mean trolls. He said that the constant vile comments bring him down every time he looks at them.

Sheeran said,  “I’ve actually come off Twitter completely. I can’t read it.” He continued, “I go on it and there’s nothing but people saying mean things. Twitter’s a platform for that. One comment ruins your day. But that’s why I’ve come off it.”

He added, “The head-f*** for me has been trying to work out why people dislike me so much.”

Fox News reports:

Ed’s Instagram account will automatically generate tweets on the site but he will not be using it himself.

The 26-year-old Shape Of You singer said instead he gets his reality checks from close friends and family.

He explained: “I have people like my dad who will have a conversation with me.

“I don’t have to have someone calling me a whatever.”

But Ed will still read public feedback on his favourite websites, which are more positive.

He said: “The comments on The Sun’s websites are actually nice.

“You would have thought comments on a newspaper website could be the mean ones.

”Ed was even targeted by angry fans of Lady Gaga. He said: “Lady Gaga’s fanbase read an interview in which they assumed I was talking about her and they all f***ing hate.

“And it wasn’t anything to do with that at all.

“So I think Twitter gets on a massive steam roll of assuming things and then you get in the s***.”

Celebs including Stephen Fry, Adele, Rylan Clark-Neal and Zayn Malik have all at some time temporarily quit Twitter over hate.

So we have our president who is utilizing Twitter to his advantage and then we have famous singers who can’t stand to be on it. This is quite the flip flop!

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About the author

Keely Sharp

Keely Sharp

Keely is a 23-year-old conservative writer for many different sites, including Keepandbear.com. While she lives in Georgia, she grew up in Florida. Keely is pro-life, Christian, and a member of the NRA. When she is not writing, she enjoys going to the range and hiking with her dogs.

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