The finish has come for Donald Trump, no less than in terms of his most well-liked communication methodology. He’s been completely banned from Twitter, and celebs can’t get sufficient of dragging Trump over it.
Despite pleas from so many individuals to ban Donald Trump from Twitter throughout his presidency due to his continuous tweeting of harmful statements, misinformation and outright lies, it has lastly occurred with simply 12 days to go in his time period. It took Trump inciting a Jan. 6 riot amongst his supporters the place they vandalized and looted the U.S. Capitol building, together with inflicting Congress members to be evacuated for his or her security, for the ban to lastly occur on Jan. 8. Now that it has, celebs and others are rejoicing and mocking the outgoing POTUS.
Chrissy Teigen — who Trump publicly feuded with on Twitter, calling her “John Legend‘s filthy-mouthed wife” confirmed the seize of Trump’s suspended account and wrote “HAHAHA” with each obtainable character in full laughter. Stars Wars icon Mark Hamill was thrilled, doing the identical with the screengrab and asking “How’s YOUR day going?” Bette Midler merely wrote “THANK YOU TWITTER” and requested followers to retweet the message of gratitude to the service, whereas comic Jim Gaffigan wrote, “Thank you @Twitter, @jack @TwitterSafety for putting the safety of the people over profit! Now to find some Republicans with that courage.”
— chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) January 8, 2021
Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi tweeted that it was “about time” Trump was banned, and used a meme giving her well-known goodbye phrase to the eradicated contestants, with “Please pack your knives and go.”
— Padma Lakshmi (@PadmaLakshmi) January 9, 2021
Actor Michael Rapaport mentioned the Trump ban “made my day” and praised Twitter Chief Jack Dorsey for lastly banning Trump. He additionally shared a video of him laughing hysterically about Trump getting tossed from the service:
— MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) January 8, 2021
Record producer Drew Dixon shared an NYSNC meme to say “Bye Bye Bye” to Trump on Twitter perpetually:
— Drew Dixon (@deardrewdixon) January 8, 2021
Other Twitter customers celebrated with memes, saying it’s about time Twitter lastly banned Trump, after he violated their phrases of coverage so many instances throughout his presidency.
— sukiimahal ➐ FOLLOW LIMIT (@sukiimahalV2) January 9, 2021
Retweet when you’ve got extra freedom to tweet than the present President of the United States. #TrumpBanned Lmao Trump.
— Lubo (@LuboTheGr8) January 9, 2021
You know who’s not banned from Twitter… pic.twitter.com/elZOr103HL
— Dustin Hines (@dustinhines) January 9, 2021
The 74-year-old’s son Donald Trump Jr. was livid together with his dad’s ban, tweeting, “So the ayatollah, and numerous other dictatorial regimes can have Twitter accounts with no issue despite threatening genocide to entire countries and killing homosexuals etc… but The President of the United States should be permanently suspended. Mao would be proud.” He then added, “We are living Orwell’s 1984. Free-speech no longer exists in America. It died with big tech and what’s left is only there for a chosen few. This is absolute insanity!”
In his first tweet again following his momentary ban after the Capitol riot, Trump tweeted on Jan. 8 “The 75,000,000 great American Patriots who voted for me, AMERICA FIRST, and MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, will have a GIANT VOICE long into the future. They will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in any way, shape or form!!!” It confirmed that Trump had actually realized nothing throughout his day trip, and would preserve utilizing his Twitter platform to presumably incite more violence via his supporters.
Later within the afternoon of Jan. 8, Twitter Safety’s account posted “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence. In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would potentially result in this very course of action.”
In the context of horrific occasions this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that extra violations of the Twitter Rules would doubtlessly end result on this very plan of action. https://t.co/NrANZJcAfo
— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 8, 2021
The message continued, “Our public interest framework exists to enable the public to hear from elected officials and world leaders directly. It is built on a principle that the people have a right to hold power to account in the open. However, we made it clear going back years that these accounts are not above our rules and cannot use Twitter to incite violence. We will continue to be transparent around our policies and their enforcement.”