Stephen Fry Twitter Star Wars

Stephen Fry abandons Twitter amid 'dangerous' filming schedule rumoured to be Star Wars


By John McCarthy, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2014 | 2 min read

British national treasure Stephen Fry has temporarily quit Twitter saying it has become “unsafe” for him to tweet due to his current filming commitments.

Stephen Fry, Twitter

What could make Fry quit the plaftorm so quickly

In a move which initially looked as though Fry had eventually given into trolls on the social network, he later said he was “filming” and it “is safest not to tweet.”

Fry, who is one of the most popular Brits on the network with nearly eight million followers, did however add that he will make a return to the site in December.

The cryptic message of resignation led many on Twitter to believe that the star has a role in the new Star Wars movie. This could explain the water-tight embargo upon his digital communications. The timing also syncs with the Star War Episode VII’s shooting schedule.

Fry previously quit the site in 2010 after he landed in hot water for making some ill-advised comments on women’s sexuality.

Stephen Fry Twitter Star Wars

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