Lana Del Rey announced on Saturday that she would be deactivating her social media accounts to focus on her personal life as well as “different activities.”
“I just wanted to let you know that tomorrow we’re going to deactivate our social media accounts, my social media accounts,” Del Rey alerted his 20 million followers in a three-minute Instagram video. “It’s just because I have so many other interests and other jobs that I do that require confidentiality and transparency.”
Del Rey added: “I’m always very present and I love what I do. I’m absolutely here for the music and also doing different endeavors.
(At press time Sunday, Del Rey had not deactivated his Instagram, Twitter or Facebook accounts.)
Instead of doomscrolling, the singer said she would be spending her time working on her poetry books and spoken word albums, and also offered information on her upcoming album. blue ramps; the singer released her new single “Arcadia” earlier in the week, with the album now slated for release on October 22.
“It’s a compilation of old songs and new songs; some written by family and friends and mostly former collaborators,” Del Rey said. “And there will always be more to come.”
Del Rey has had a difficult relationship with social media, especially after the release of his latest album. Chemtrails on the Country Club; the singer took to Instagram Stories to criticize a Harper’s Bazaar article titled “Lana Del Rey can’t qualify to not be held responsiblewhich criticized its cultural appropriation.
“I just want to thank you again for kind articles like this and for reminding me that my career has been built on cultural appropriation and valuing domestic violence,” Del Rey said at the time. . “I will continue to challenge those thoughts on my next record.”
Del Rey added in Saturday’s signing: “For now, I think I’ll just keep my circle a little closer and continue to develop other skills and interests.”