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Should celebs share their private lives online?

Miley uses rap to explain why she quit Twitter

Miley Cyrus has released a rap saying she deleted her Twitter account because she wants to keep her private life private.

Miley was one of the micro-blogging site's most popular celebs but says she got sick of her comments ending up on gossip sites.

So what do you think of celebs talking about their private lives online, whether it's on Twitter, social networking sites or their own websites?

Do you love being able to keep up to date with what they're up to or are you too busy living your own life?

Maybe you think it's unfair that their comments are pounced on by other people and the media or is it just part of being a celeb?

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"I don't think celebs should share their private lives. For example look what happened to MJ. The news people kept following him. That's so wrong. You must be able to have your own space."

Elizabeth, 12, Bradford, England

"It's up to them if they want to. Take Robert Pattinson for example. He hates telling people too much about his personal life as he explained that he doesn't want it all out. Basically they have their own lives and let them choose what they want to do."

Rebecca, 12, Manchester, England

"Yay, Miley finally got a brain. I think that it's up to the celebs themselves whether they should tell people about their personal lives or not."

Josh, 12, Louth, Ireland

"Well I think they should tell us about their life."

Naomi, 13, Leeds, England

"It's their life and they should be able to choose. There will always be people tracking their every movements. Although it is nice to be able to keep up-to-date, it's their PRIVATE life and they don't want people intruding."

Ailise, 11, Birmingham, England

"I think they should have their own privacy because we all need our own space."

Daniel, 12, Hertfordshire, England

"It's their fault that they get all their secrets talked about because no one forces them onto Twitter."

Emily, 12, Lancaster, England

"It's up to the celebrity if they want to share their private lives online. But I've got better things to do with my time than follow them."

Alice, 14, Worcester, England

"I think celebs should have their private lives online because then they could be like normal people. Also it could be a good chance for fans to get in touch!"

Salma, 13, London, England

"Unless the celebrity is quite a modest sort of person, he or she would probably realise that what they choose to post on the internet will be discussed and posted on gossip websites. They should know that that's a disadvantage of being famous."

Iris, 12, Bristol, England

"I think Miley should rejoin Twitter so her fans can know what she is doing. She should not have quit because of her friend."

Ally, 12, London, England

"No I think they shouldn't."

Laura, 11, Reading, England

"Yes, it's their life they can do what they want with it."

Josh, 13, Scotland

"I'm a big fan of Miley and if she wants to stay away from Twitter that's her choice. Just because she is a celeb doesn't mean she has to stay on Twitter, if people were talking about me I would do exactly the same thing!"

Shammylla, 13, Birmingham, England

"Well, it's up to them really. I think it would be nice if they told their fans what they are up to every now and then but it's perfectly normal if they don't want to!"

Georgie, 12, Shropshire, England

"Well you have to be REALLY sad to update your every thought and move. I don't use Twitter so I couldn't care less about which famous person quits. Is it SO important when someone quits that it has to be in the news, how is it going to affect my life?"

Suzanne, 14, Herts, England

"Well private life is called PRIVATE LIFE for a reason."

Fatima, 12, Leicester, England

"I think it is bad for celebs to share their private lives online because anybody could find out what they're doing."

Dylan, 11, Wales

"No, it's their life and you have no right to intrude."

Jack, 12, North Yorkshire, England

"Well I think it's up to them what they decide do."

Rachel, 13, Manchester, England

"I think it's up to them. Although they will have to always be aware because if they say just one thing that's out of line then it'll be all over the news."

Jessica, 12, Northamptonshire, England

"It's completely up to the celebrity. Whatever they post, it will end up on gossip sites if they are really famous. So they should stop being angry when they do and they should stop posting private things."

Greta, 11, Cheshire, England

"NOOOOOOO. I really don't think they should. I am a big fan of Miley Cyrus but I don't need to know what she is doing 24/7, they should keep it to themselves."

Amber, 10, Cheshire, England

"I think it's entirely up to the band. Some bands use it as a way to create a connection with their fans, which I think is very good of them, but then you have to know what you're letting yourself in for."

Heather, 13, Skipton, England

"I think celebs choose to put their private life on twitter. They don't have to put their private life on the internet. They might just want to chat and send tour dates to fans."

Rebekah, 11, Barnstaple, England

"I think that they should only put a few private things online otherwise there will be a big argument."

Lucy, 9, Oxfordshire, England

"No, I think their private life should stay private."

Bart, 12, England

"I think it's the personal choice of the celebrity. I know that some people in bands I listen to have twitter accounts so they can connect with the fans more, which I see as a good thing. Obviously, by having that connection with fans, they do run the risk of having small comments on their twitter etc being taken out of proportion by gossips. I guess it's just a matter of whether it will get to them or not."

Alice, 15, Solihull, England

"I think that it's the stars' choice to use twitter, and they're not forced to do it, so it's fine whether they do or don't."

Niamh, 12, London, England