The number of celebrities leaving Twitter is increasing latest batch to ditch Twitter are Jack White, Trent Reznor and David Simon.

Musk officially bought the platform on Oct. 28 for $44 billion. Since then, thousands of workers have been laid off, Twitter policies have changed and Donald Trump’s account has been reactivated. These are a few reasons why these celebrities can no longer tolerate Twitter.

Jack White

Jack White
Jack White of The White Stripes Jeff Gentner/Getty Images

Musician and White Stripes Lead Singer Jack White did not appreciate the reinstatement of Trump’s Twitter account. He took to Instagram to express his frustrations calling the decision “disgusting.”

Hours after Trump’s account went up on Nov. 20, White’s account came down. He also deleted the account for his Nashville-based record label Third Man Records.

Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails performing FRANK MICELOTTA/IMAGEDIRECT/GETTY

Another rock band front man who decided to part ways with Twitter is Nine Inch Nails lead vocalist and Oscar-winning composer Trent Reznor.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter on Nov. 19, Reznor, along with his partner Atticus Ross, explained the decision to leave Twitter in order to protect his mental health.

“I’m about to depart,” said Reznor. “We don’t need the arrogance of the billionaire class to feel like they can just come in and solve everything. Even without him involved, I just find that it has become such a toxic environment. For my mental health, I need to tune out. I don’t feel good being there anymore.”

Musk subsequently took to his own platform to respond to Reznor’s comments, calling him a “crybaby.”

David Simon

David Simon
'The Wire' creator David Simon Getty Images

David Simon is a producer, journalist, screenwriter and author, best known for creating “The Wire,” and the writer had a few choice words for Musk.

On Nov. 9, the day Twitter announced it will officially put a $7.99 price tag on their Twitter Blue subscription service, Simon took to Twitter one last time to announce his departure from Twitter and express his disdain for Trump and his allies.

One user who responded to Simon’s initial tweet encouraged him to stay on the platform and hold his ground until he was kicked off. Simon doubled down in his response stating the social network site is “tailored for organized disinformation and anti-Semitic/racist provocation.”

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