Ed Sheeran Announces Temporary Break From Social Media

The musician wrote he found himself "seeing the world through a screen and not my eyes."
2:17 | 12/15/15

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Transcript for Ed Sheeran Announces Temporary Break From Social Media
We are back with ed sheeran doing some thinking not out loud taking a break from his phone, social media. His more than 20 million followers not happy about it. How long will it last? T.j. Holmes is here with his speculation. What do you got? I have 120,329 Twitter followers on my account. I could quit right now and nobody would care. It's a big deal if ed does it. He'll be back, oh, any minute if he follows a trend. ? I'll just keep on making the same mistake ? I love you the most in the world. How am I going to survive? My life won't be worth living. That's just a sample of some of the reaction to ed sheeran saying he's stepping away from social media. The grammy winner writes to his followers that he's taking a break from my phone, e-mails and all social media for awhile explaining I find myself seeing the world through a screen and not my eyes and wants to travel the world and see everything I missed. ? All my by myself I'm here again ? ? all by myself ? Reporter: But fans don't fret, ed might be back on your Twitter feed before you know it. ? I'll be gone gone tonight ? Reporter: Remember former one direction member zayn malik. He once announced he would quit because of nasty messages and deactivated his account and lasted 48 hours and he was back ? I'm living the 21 century -- Kanye seemed to be quitting when he deleted all of his tweets and said be back soon. It turned out to be the next day ? I'll wait four months until our -- How long will ed sheeran last. He writes to his fans see you all next autumn or maybe next week. ? Adele has done it, Miley Cyrus has done it, Alec Baldwin quit twice. Most usually go on for a couple of months. An addiction. John Mayer quit because he said he was a tweet aaholtweetaholic. He's got 129,000. We'll be right back. News!

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