"The world has gotten too mean for me, it's just too bitchy," she said in an interview with News Corp Australia. "All the websites and all the blogging and all the people giving their opinion and their hatred … it's all so mean-spirited, it's all so critical."
But really? You care enough about jealous assholes to quit a profession you love, after making it so far in the industry? "It's sport for people; it's fun to get on at night and unleash their own self-loathing by attacking someone else who they think has a happier life," she said. Exactly! If you put anything interesting or meaningful out into the world, people are going to criticize it — and you — because many human beings are bitter and small, and social media enables them to join up and be collectively horrible together, like a tsunami of dicks. It's rough. But it's only so rough as you allow it to be.
The author continues on to write "who knows what she has been dealing with" too and is seemingly empathetic. Can't imagine what level of harassment would have to take place in order to push her away from her career.
One part of my mind thinks "just disengage from social media" but that's not really fair.