Hailee Steinfeld, Nick Jonas, Jenny Slate Talk Cyber Bullying After Zelda Williams Deletes Twitter Account

By Kristina Skorbach, Epoch Times

At the red carpet for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet at the Beverly Hilton hotel, Beverly Hills, on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, ET Online interviewed young starlets who still have actor Robin Williams’ death on their minds.

But even much more so, these celebrities feel for daughter Zelda Williams who recently deleted her Twitter account because of the amount of cyber bullying she received after her father’s death.

“It’s sad that it takes something like this happening to open their eyes to that. I use Twitter and have received a fair amount of cyber bullying over time, it’s all part of it,” said Nick Jonas.

“I think people should behave on internet as they would in real life,” said actress and comedienne Jenny Slate.

“When you imagine talking to a real person, then you mind your manners,” she explained. 

“Social media is a place where anyone in the world can got and say whatever they want, and I that can be a really incredible thing and that can be something that people tend to take advantage of and abuse, and it’s not fair,” said Hailee Seinfeld.

After the incident, Twitter was said to have taken anti-cyber bullying measures into consideration and will be reportedly improving their policies.

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