Iggy Azalea quits Twitter over bikini photos

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IGGY Azalea has quit Twitter.
The 'Fancy' hitmaker has decided to take a break from the social networking site following a number of "shocking" comments about her body after photographs of her in a red bikini, taken from her recent vacation in Hawaii, were published online. 

Taking to her Twitter account this on Thursday afternoon, the 24-year-old beauty wrote: "Just got back from a great vacation, came online and saw apparently it's shocking and unheard of to be a woman and have cellulite. Lol. (sic)."

She added: "I feel the hatred and pettiness i see online at all times is at making me become an angry person and I cannot be that.

"To become nasty because of the way I feel i am treated would be a disservice to my fans and I promise i will try to keep smiling.  

"But I also want to let my fans know iam taking some time away from social media. I need to be happy and it is too negative and draining. (sic)."

The Australian rapper went on to say her management would be taking control of her social networking sites from now on.

She explained: "My management will tweet/run my accounts from today onwards with updates etc unless any message is signed -IA. Love you all. Peace out!

"The Internet is the ugliest reflection of man kind there is."

Iggy - whose real name is Amethyst Amelia Kelly - shot to stardom last year and has already been embroiled in an online battle of words with a number of stars, including Azealia Banks, Snoop Dogg and rapper Eve.

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