Kendall Jenner Reveals Why She Deleted Her Instagram Account

Kendall Jenner Reveals Why She Deleted Her Instagram Account

Alas, the great mystery is solved!

Alas, the great mystery is solved!

Text: Ian David Monroe

When one of Instagram’s biggest stars suddenly disappears from the platform, people notice. So when Kendall Jenner deleted her account, the whole world was talking—including CNN. The move came as a surprise as the model hadn’t given any notice or announcement on why she would be quitting the app. Many assumed it was to digitally cleanse, and they were right.

Today, the Ellen Show released a snippet of Jenner’s forthcoming appearance. The topic at hand was, of course, why did she do it? “I just wanted to detox. I just wanted a little bit of a break. I would wake up in the morning and I would look at it first thing. I would go to bed and look at it. I’ll come back,” she tells a curious Ellen.

One would think that a girl who grew up in front of a camera would know that such a move would cause a buzz, but she claims otherwise: “It’s so crazy to me that it became huge news like that… I honestly didn’t think anyone would care.” Come on, Kendall. You’ve been repeatedly dubbed a social media supermodel—of course people notice!

Fortunately, the choice to delete her account has had promising side effects. “I’m away from my phone so much more. I started to engage more in real life.” However, she promises to be back really soon. It’s only been two days, after all.

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