Jennifer Love Hewitt quits Twitter, cites "negativity"

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 14: Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt attends Lifetime's "The Client List" Valentine's Day Event at Mel's Diner on February 14, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
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Jennifer Love Hewitt is the latest celebrity to abandon Twitter.

The newly engaged and pregnant star posted a series of tweets, explaining why she plans to take a break from the social media site, citing "negativity."

She wrote: "Unfortunately with all the negativity people choose to send on twitter as well as threats to there own well being. I'm sad to say twitter is No longer for me. I have enjoyed all the kindness and love that came my way, as well as support. But this break is needed."

Hewitt, 34, added: "Life should be filled with positivity and holding each other up, not making threats and sending bad vibes. To those of you who made it a joy. Thank you from the bottom of my heart."

Hewitt isengaged to actor Brian Hallisay, her co-star in "The Client List." The couple are also expecting a baby together. This will be Hewitt's first child, but it isn't her first engagement ring. She was previously engaged to actor Ross McCall. After they broke things off, Hewitt dated actor Jamie Kennedy, her "Ghost Whisperer" co-star.