7 famous people who have almost no interest in computers, social media, or the internet

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While the rest of Hollywood is sparking and squashing Twitter beefs, a small band of celebrities want no part of the social-media circus.

Some want nothing to do with technology at all.

Christopher Walken, for instance, told Newsweek last year that he’s never had the temptation to do the “masochistic things” enabled by the computer, such as Googling himself.

Here’s a group of Luddite celebs who are perfectly happy living in a simpler time.


Louis C.K.

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In a 2016 “Tonight Show” interview, Louis C.K. told Jimmy Fallon that he had sworn off the internet for a month and had no plans of stopping.

The comedian has previously voiced opposition to constant cellphone use, arguing in one 2013 interview on “Conan” that it erodes people’s ability to empathize and feel sad.


Emma Stone

In late 2016, Stone told ELLE in an interview that social media can breed false views of success – that sites like Twitter and Instagram can make people’s lives seem much easier than they really are.

“It makes me so crazy to look at social media,” she said. “When you see people like, ‘This is the best life ever! I couldn’t be happier,’ you’re like, ‘Shut up, that is not true.'”

Stone isn’t on Twitter or Instagram.


Sandra Bullock

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Like Stone, Bullock isn’t on social media because she sees it as “this false projection of one’s life.”

In early 2016, the actress told People magazine that selfies in particular create an unrealistic set of expectations for online followers.

“Like when you’re yelling at your child, you’re not taking a selfie of you being a horrible parent,” she said. “No, you’re waiting for the perfect selfie. ‘Do I look thinner now?’ ‘Do I look great?'”


Christopher Walken

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In an interview with Newsweek about his movie, “The Family Fang,” the actor said that it’s “peaceful” not to use a computer.

“My wife always says to me, because she has a computer – apparently, you can look yourself up,” he said. “You can do all sorts of masochistic things. I never have that temptation.”

Whenever Walken shoots a movie, the producers reportedly give him a phone just for the shoot. Once filming ends, he gives it back.


Jake Gyllenhaal

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Speaking to USA Today in 2014, Gyllenhaal expressed his frustration that people seem to look at their phones more than they engage with those in their immediate surroundings.

“We’re looking down. No one is looking up,” he said.

As much as his fans may want him to post selfies and Snaps, the actor said he doesn’t want to live in the spotlight offscreen.


Jennifer Lawrence

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In 2014, Lawrence told BBC Radio 1 that social media and technology baffle her.

“I’m not very good on phones or technology. I cannot really keep up with emails, so the idea of Twitter is so unthinkable to me,” she said.

The future isn’t bright, either. Lawrence says she “will never get Twitter.”


Daniel Radcliffe

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Aside from having a Google+ account, Radcliffe has sworn off social media nearly completely.

In a November 2016 interview on Marc Maron’s “WTF” podcast, the “Harry Potter” star said people are always surprised to hear just how anti-internet he really is.

“The other day somebody said to me… they were talking about Snapchat, and they were like, ‘How can you not have Snapchat?’ and I was like, ‘I just don’t have it!'”