In the past decade, social media has completely revolutionized the entertainment industry and even changed the meaning of being a celebrity.
Social media has allowed many people to start their careers, and gives fans a chance to get in direct contact with their favorite celebrities through comments, tweets, lives, and TikTok.
Social media has become almost ubiquitous in the entertainment industry, but not every celebrity is its biggest fan. Social media brings celebrities into the limelight even more, so some stars have struggled to keep their eyes on them consistently.
While some celebrities have deliberately taken social media breaks, others have decided to stay away from social media platforms completely. Here are some actors who have decided against having a public social media presence.
Andrew Garfield starred in The Social Network, but he is not a supporter of social media. On the New York Times Self podcast, Andrew admitted that he deleted his Facebook account after starring in the film.
He further expounded, “to carry on with an existence of protection and security and opportunity and culmination, I realized I wouldn’t be before every one of the unremarkable, voiceless, anonymous individuals via virtual entertainment.”
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
After being famous for their entire childhood, the Olsen twins took a step back from being in the public eye at large. Although he has been busy running his luxury clothing line, The Row.
He does not publicize his personal life in any capacity – not even on social media. It seems they try to stay away from the internet as much as possible because apparently they don’t even buy things online.
Black Widow’s Scarlett Johansson doesn’t have a public social media presence, but she’s not completely against social media.In a 2011 meeting with Interview magazine.
She made sense of that web-based entertainment stages are “brilliant devices for conveying data.” She proceeded, “Yet I wish individuals had less admittance to my own life. If I could keep it that way, I would be a happier woman.”
Keira Knightley has tried social media, but she wasn’t a huge fan.On The Jonathan Ross Show, she said, “I was truly appended to Twitter for around 12 hours as I attempted to be with the children and it cracked me out.
While it’s likely that Winona Ryder had plenty of acting knowledge to share with her young Stranger Things co-stars, they may have been able to teach them a thing or two about social media in return.
Having been in business for the past four decades, Kate Winslet certainly doesn’t need social media to stay relevant. Yet, beyond her personal choice of staying away from social media.
She also criticizes how social media can negatively affect young women and girls. She told Harper’s Bazaar, “We need to be aware of the damage done to children’s self-esteem and that some aspects of this ‘sharing’ are a natural process of growing up.”
Although Jennifer Lawrence is often very open during interviews, she has decided to keep her relativity away from social media. He created a public Twitter account in 2020 to support the movement against racial injustice.
But he does not have any other public social media accounts. She told InStyle that she fears the potential “reaction” that could come from posting publicly on social media.