Iggy Azalea is the latest star to quit Twitter over 'hatred and pettiness'

February 19, 2015 5:13 PM

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Calling the internet "the ugliest reflection of mankind there is," rapper Iggy Azalea said last night that she would be leaving Twitter to get away from the negativity she finds online. "I feel the hatred and pettiness I see online at all times is at making me become an angry person and I cannot be that [sic]," she writes. Azalea specifically calls out paparazzi who took photos of her while on vacation and the hateful responses directed her way after the images' publication. "I just want to have peace and relaxation time without a perv with long distance lens hiding out taking pictures," she writes, "everyone deserves peace."

Though Azalea doesn't specifically call out harassment on Twitter, it doesn't take long to find body shaming and other hateful remarks directed her way while scrolling through replies to even these latest tweets. She calls out social media as being "too negative and draining," and says that her mana...

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