Liberal celebrites melting down, leaving Twitter after Musk takes helm

The latest cause of liberal meltdowns came on Thursday when Elon Musk took over Twitter this week after finalizing a months-long deal that many on both sides of the aisle doubted would ever come to completion.

Musk walked into Twitter headquarters with a kitchen sink and tweeted, “Entering Twitter HQ–Let that sink in!”

There seemed to be somewhat of a liberal exodus from the platform after Musk took over ownership if media reports can be believed.

Who’s leaving?

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley deleted his personal Twitter account after saying earlier that he would do so. An account devoted to his podcast remains on the platform, however.

Former Governor of Vermont and presidential candidate Howard Dean also said he would leave Twitter if Musk bought it. His account is still there, but he has stopped tweeting and retweeting on it.

TV producer Ken Olin (This is Us) also said he would leave the platform, tweeting, “I’m outta here. No judgement.”

The pretenders

Several other celebrities who said they would leave Twitter if Musk owned it were still posting on Friday after the deal was finalized.

Author Amy Siskind said her 500,000 followers would have to go to Facebook to find her, but she has continued to post on Twitter and call it “trash.”

Actress Jameela Jamil also said in April, when Musk first made the deal to buy Twitter, that she would leave, but she continues to post.

It’s not surprising that some celebrities would say they were leaving Twitter and then not do it; the same thing happened when Donald Trump was elected and many celebrities said they would leave the country, but didn’t.

In addition to people leaving their Twitter accounts, at least 300 employees have left Twitter since the initial offer in April, and more departures are sure to be coming now that Musk is officially at the helm. Musk has already fired CEO Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned Segal, policy head Vijaya Gadde, and general counsel Sean Edgett, whom he holds responsible for the censorship he found so problematic on the platform.