Minnie Driver Quits Twitter Over Bullying

PHOTO: Minnie Driver is pictured on April 3, 2014 in New York City.

At 44, Minnie Driver is still one of the most stunning women in Hollywood.

But online and through social media, people will pick on you for almost anything.

After the "About a Boy" actress was photographed on vacation with her son Henry, 5, in Miami earlier this week -- and even though she sported a bikini body better than women half her age while lounging on the beach or by the pool -- people tweeted "mean" comments, the actress posted.

"God some people are horrible: you try being photographed when you don't know it's happening, when you're on holiday with your kids," she tweeted on Wednesday.

She continued, "I'm out of this Twittersphere for a while. It's too mean sometimes, about your body , about your soul. Not worth it."

Read: How Minnie Driver Gets Away With Never Going to the Gym

This is a shame since last week, Driver told ABC News she was absolutely "mad" -- in a good way -- about being on Twitter.

"It's where I get my news from these days," she said. "As a celebrity, it's having a forum where you can answer the nonsensical rubbish that is written about you or not engage with that. It's given a little bit of control back, I love it."

Join the Discussion
You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
You Might Also Like...
See It, Share It
PHOTO: Ebola patients Nina Pham, left, Dr. Craig Spencer, center, and Amber Vinson are seen in undated file photos.
Courtesy Pham Family | LinkedIn | Obtained by ABC
PHOTO: Television personalities Mama June and Honey Boo Boo are seen in this, June 11, 2014, file photo.
Douglas Gorenstein/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty Images
PHOTO: Overall winner for the Wildlife Photography of the Year 2014, The last great picture by Michael Nick Nichols.
Michael Nick Nichols/Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014