This week, Buzzfeed noted that Millie Bobby Brown had left Twitter this month. Wired carried a story on June 18, about the possibility that Kelly Marie Tran, of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' may have left her Instagram for similar reasons.

It’s easy for people to equate fame, fortune, and beauty with happiness. However, Celebrities are just regular human beings with feelings. It is easy for haters to anonymously bully famous people through social media. Sometimes, celebrities quit social media to avoid the cruelty of strangers.

Bobby Brown MTV message

14-year-old “Stranger Things” star, Millie Bobby Brown, was a very active social media user until she was targeted by bullies in an anti-gay meme. The young actress left Twitter in early June after fake anti-gay quotes started to be Photoshopped over photographs of her. Buzzfeed noted that the nasty joke seemed to originate from the hashtag #TakeDownMillieBobbyBrown on Twitter.

Millie Bobby Brown addressed the bullying in her acceptance speech for her Best Performance in a Show award at the MTV Movie and TV Awards this week. She said via a video, that the way she was raised was if you couldn't say something nice, don't say anything. She also noted that she won't "tolerate" bullying.

Kelly Marie Tran may have stopped using Instagram after bullying

Wired noted that Vietnamese actress Kelly Marie Tran received a lot of attention for starring in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Unfortunately, a lot of the attention was negative. The film wasn’t well received by die-hard fans of the franchise, and Tran became a target to bully for angry fans.

Bullies harassed her for her ethnicity, looks, and her performance in the movie. She deleted all of her posts on Instagram early in June, and changed her profile bio to read, “Afraid, but doing it anyway.” Wired noted that she did not make an official announcement, but it's not hard to connect the dots.

Adele's newborn son received death threats on Twitter

There have been instances of other celebrities being bullied on social media in the past. Cheatsheet reminded us last week, that English singer Adele is known to be very private about her personal life, but the news of her son's birth in October 2012 was reported in the media. Some Twitter trolls took the happy announcement as an opportunity to harass Adele about her weight and to make threats against her new baby. Daily Mail quoted one nasty Twitter user as posting, "Aw Adele gave birth to a baby. Is it fat and handicapped lol? Just m*rder it already lol." Adele quit Twitter because of the abuse.

Leslie Jones was harassed on Twitter after ‘Ghostbusters’ remake

Variety reminded us last week that Saturday Night Live comedian Leslie Jones decided to quit Twitter shortly after the release of the all-female remake of “Ghostbusters” in 2016. The movie garnered passionate hate mostly from male fans of the original, and all of the female leads of film experienced some kind of harassment online. Jones was targeted for her looks and was sent obscene photographs and racist memes by other Twitter users. Jones got tired of fighting her bullies and finally abandoned her Twitter account in July 2016.

Ed Sheeran quit Twitter twice because of bullying

CBS noted that Popular English musician, Ed Sheeran, quit Twitter not just once, but twice because of cyberbullies.

He stopped personally using Twitter in July 2017.

Sheeran later deleted his Twitter account after he made a guest appearance on “Game of Thrones.” The singer didn’t comment on the deactivation, but fans speculated that it was because some of the show's viewers were not happy to see Sheeran’s cameo.

What to do if you're experiencing cyberbullying

The website for the anti-bullying group Delete Cyberbullying offers advice to victims of cyber-bullies, such as ignoring or blocking the bully, recording their actions, and reaching out to family members and school officials for help. You can find further resources to help stop cyberbullying on