12 Celebs You Never Knew Hated The Internet And Technology
by Kai / October 11, 2016
For every single one of us, not using a computer is simply unimaginable. How do I know? Well, you can't browse Ocubee otherwise... While some of these folks may have changed their views as almost everyone has a smartphone these days, not being able to turn on a computer is still a shocking though for some of these celebrities.
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Aside from not being on Twitter — like pretty much every other person on this list — Pitt has explicitly said that he doesn't know how computers work and doesn't want to participate in what he calls "the publicity machine." "There's this whole other entity that you get sucked into," he told Newsweek in 2009. "You have to go and sell your wares. It's something I never made my peace with."
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In an interview with Newsweek ahead of his new 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.
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In one 2010 interview, Ryder said that she never uses the internet. In a separate interview that year, she said that she almost never uses a computer. "I have my email on my BlackBerry, and that's about it. I've never read a blog, ever," said the "Stranger Things" star. Now that BlackBerry is all but dead, we wonder how she's communicating with people. Christmas lights maybe?
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In 2011, Angelina Jolie told USA Today that she'd been browsing Amazon.com for the first time and felt overwhelmed at all the options. "My brain is too scattered, and the wires go in different directions," she said. "I'll stick to catalogs." Only a few years before, she admitted to not knowing how to turn on a computer.