Doja Cat deactivates Instagram after revealing she’s been having ‘f–ked up thoughts’

She’s not feeling the attention.

Doja Cat said she was deactivating her Instagram account because she’s been having “f–ked up thoughts” due to how she’s been “treated” on the app.

“hey i’m gonna deactivate because i’m not really feeling this anymore,” she wrote in a now-deleted post Saturday.

The “Say So” singer said she was deactivating her Instagram account because she’s been having “f–ked up thoughts” due to how she’s been “treated” on the app. dojacat/Instagram
“hey i’m gonna deactivate because i’m not really feeling this anymore,” she wrote in a now-deleted post Saturday. Doja Cat/Instagram

“you guys take care of yourselves. i like coming here to find inspo and see people being creative but i just feel like this is getting to be too much.”

The “Paint the Town Red” rapper, 28, said that she has “f–ked up thoughts” due to “the way im spoken to on here and treated.”

“Please watch how you talk to and about people on the internet. Bye,” she concluded.

“you guys take care of yourselves. i like coming here to find inspo and see people being creative but i just feel like this is getting to be too much,” she added. Doja Cat/Instagram
Doja then deactivated her account, which had more than 24 million followers. Instagram

Doja — born Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini — then promptly deleted her Instagram account, which had more than 24 million followers.

Page Six has reached out to Doja’s rep for comment but did not immediately hear back.

Several fans took to social media to send well wishes to the Grammy winner.

Several fans took to social media to send well wishes to the Grammy winner. Scott Kirkland/Shutterstock
One user said they were “thankful” she was “taking care of her mental health.” WireImage

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“i hope she’s okay we all love her 🖤,” tweeted one fan.

“We love you and respect your decisions, Doja!❤️,” added another.

“Wish some of us could reach out to her, but so thankful she’s taking care of her mental health,” said a third user.

Another fan said they “hate that people drive her to do this.” Instagram/@dojacat
Last summer, Doja reportedly lost more than 250,000 followers on Instagram after she got into a public spat with her loyal fanbase, who call themselves “Kittenz.”

“This makes me so sad, I hate that people drive her to do this. I hope her mental health improves,” wrote a fourth person.

Last summer, Doja reportedly lost more than 250,000 followers on Instagram after she got into a public spat with her loyal fanbase, who call themselves “Kittenz.”

“My fans don’t name themselves s–t,” she wrote on Threads last July. “If you call yourself a ‘kitten’ or f–king ‘kittenz’ that means you need to get off your phone and get a job and help your parents with the house.”

The pop star also slammed “creepy” fans who used her legal name on their social media profiles. Getty Images for The Recording Academy
The rant prompted several of Doja’s biggest fan pages — including The Kittens Room, Doja HQ and Doja Cat News — to delete their Twitter accounts. Instagram/@dojacat

When her fans pointed out that the “Agora Hills” emcee coined the term years ago, Doja said that she made up the moniker as an “alcoholic teen.”


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The pop star then slammed “creepy” fans who used her legal name on their social media profiles.

The rant prompted several of Doja’s biggest fan pages — including the Kittens Room, Doja HQ and Doja Cat News — to delete their Twitter accounts.

The “Agora Hills” singer has been facing criticism about her ever-changing look. dojacat/Instagram
In May 2023, Doja debuted an enormous bat skeleton tattoo on her back. dojacat/instagram

Additionally, the “Say So” singer has been facing criticism about her ever-changing look.

In August 2022, Doja shaved her head and eyebrows on Instagram Live.

And in May 2023, the “Need to Know” singer debuted an enormous bat skeleton tattoo, which covered her entire back.