Celebs who got banned or suspended on social media 

Kanye West to Kangana Ranaut:

Kanye West

Rapper Kanye West became the latest star to be suspended from Instagram for violating the platform’s harassment policy. The star won't be able to post or comment or even send DMs for a 24-hour period. The app is ready to continue taking action against Kanye's account if he continues the behaviour.

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut was permanently suspended from Twitter for repeated violations of their rules 'hateful conduct and abusive behaviour policy'. She later took to Instagram to continue sharing controversial posts, some of which were removed by the photo-sharing app.


Rihanna was banned on Instagram for violating their policies by sharing semi-naked pictures from her photoshoot on her handle. One of those images also included an uncensored topless photo. She was back on the 'Gram months later.

Kamaal Rashid Khan

Kamaal Rashid Khan, aka KRK, was banned from Twitter after posting a series of tweets that violated Twitter's policies. He was not only slammed for revealing the climax of a film, but also spok ill of a popular Bollywood celebrity and his wife. His account was restored the next year.


While Twitter may not have taken the decision to ban Adele, her management barred her from the app. The decision was taken after the singer took to her handle to tweet some posts while she was drunk.

50 Cent

Rapper 50 Cent has been banned from Twitter after posting X-rated photos and expletive-laden messages. He later apologised saying, "Look man I’m sorry I’ve been cursing. But f**k that s**t I gotta express myself b***h."

Abhijeet Bhattacharya

Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's Twitter account was banned in 2017 after he posted a series of offensive tweets targeting women.

Azelia Banks

Azealia got banned from Twitter after she posted a homophobic and racist rant against Zayn Malik back in 2018.

Azelia Banks

In 2011, Courtney made history for her short-lived Twitter suspension. The musician was also involved in the first-ever high-profile defamation trial over her tweets.

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