Ryan Reynold’s wife Blake Lively was a “Gone Girl” on Instagram after she deleted all her post in May 2018 to promote her new film “A Simple Favor”. Her bio currently reads “What happened to Emily?…” and she’s only following 28 women, all with the name Emily Nelson. (Photo: WENN)
Taylor Swift sent fans into a frenzy when she wiped her Instagram account last year in August. The “Look What You Made Me Do” songstress began posting cryptic gifs of snakes ahead of her new album, “Reputation.” (Photo: WENN)
Nearly one month after his split from girlfriend of two years Gig Hadid, Zayn Malik decided to purge his entire Instagram and remove all his photos in April 2018. The dramatic spring clean removed even his romantic snaps with Gigi. (Photo: WENN)
Following her controversial poem about the Syrian refugee crisis, Lindsay decided to take step back from social media and removed all of her Instagram pictures in January 2017. Once Twitter had calm their waters, the child star returned to social media in February 2018. (Photo: WENN)
A$AP Rocky seemingly started over by deleting everything from his Instagram in January 2018 and replacing it with a single Polaroid image captioned “REVIVAL,” ramping up to a rollout for his new album. (Photo: WENN)
Lana del Rey cleared her entire Instagram account and most of her tweets without any explanation in September 2017, leading some fans to believe that she’d be releasing new music and others left wondering aimlessly. (Photo: WENN)
New year, new him, new Instagram? Rapper Future kicked off 2018 with a cryptic memorandum by not only deleting his Instagram page clean, but also unfollowing everyone except for DJ Esco, ahead of their collaboration for “Kolorblind” project. (Photo: WENN)
Just days after her five-year-old son was shamed for liking Taylor Swift, Amber Rose cleared out her Instagram in March 2018. Not only did she delete every single post, but her following count was down to zero. (Photo: WENN)
Kendrick Lamar deleted all but one Instagram snap in March 2017. He kept fans on their toes by leaving one image of the Roman numeral for the number four, “IV”, a reference to his upcoming fourth album “DAMN.” (Photo: WENN)
Meek Mill deleted all but one Instagram photo in April 2018, just weeks before his release from prison. The remaining post showed him sitting in a white room, with the caption “We go to war for our freedom.” (Photo: WENN)
It seems that nowadays, being Instagram famous means purging your page entirely and bringing your following count down to zero!
Blake Lively recently became the latest celebrity to
pull the PR stunt of deleting all of her Instagram posts to promote her upcoming thriller “A Simple Favor.”
And though her mysterious social media activity took her fans by surprise, the
Gossip Girl actress is not the first star—and she certainly won’t be the last—to suddenly purge her social media without any apparent explanation.
Whether they are promoting new projects, making a statement, or starting fresh after a breakup, many celebrities have made headlines for wiping their accounts clean. From Blake Lively to Kendrick Lamar, here are 10 stars who have left behind a blank Instagram page.