Lana Del Rey has de-activated her social media accounts.
The American artist has always had a love-hate relationship with social media platforms, embracing their intimacy while also rejecting their toxicity.
A row last year pushed Lana back to the forefront of this conversation, and now – with new album 'Blue Bannisters' mere weeks ago – she's decided to pull the plug.
Lana Del Rey placed a short clip on Instagram explaining her actions, before de-activating all of her social media accounts.
She said: “That is simply because I have so many interests, and other jobs I’m doing that require privacy and transparency.… For right now, I think I’m going to just keep my circle a little bit closer.”
Lana added: “I’m still very present and love what I do. I am absolutely here for the music…”
Lana Del Rey has announced that she will deactivate all her social media accounts:
“That is simply because I have so many interests, and other jobs I’m doing that require privacy and transparency.…For right now, I think I’m going to just keep my circle a little bit closer,” pic.twitter.com/YD7Wuu5wuR
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) September 12, 2021
Fans were quick to respond:
Why does Lana Del Rey saying she’s deactivating all social media feel like a real life breakup. pic.twitter.com/qxUTkD3tSn
— Pop (@P0PKULTURE) September 12, 2021/blockquote>
'Blue Bannisters' will be released on October 22nd.