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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 19: The Facebook and WhatsApp app icons are displayed on an iPhone on February 19, 2014 in San Francisco City. Facebook Inc. announced that it will purchase smartphone-messaging app company WhatsApp Inc. for $19 billion in cash and stock. (Photo illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

While social media can be super entertaining and an excellent way to waste time, it can also be incredibly draining, even for “normal” people. Imagining using it when you’re a celebrity? Sure, you get tons of compliments from fans, but then you’re also dealing with comment after comment from random Internet trolls who just want to make you feel bad. It’s no surprise, then, that a number of celebrities have made it a point to take a social media hiatus. Here are some of the most notable celebrity social media breaks:

Kanye West

Earlier this year, Kanye pressed pause on both his Twitter and Instagram accounts. Though he’s been known to say some provocative things on Twitter, reps for the rapper claim there was no drama behind the brief hiatus.

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