‘This Is Us’ star Milo Ventimiglia explains why he returned to Instagram after 5-year break

“That is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia has lastly addressed his five-year break from Instagram.

The 40-year-old spoke in regards to the resolution relating to the social media platform with Us Weekly.

“I’ve all the time revered what social media can do, the connective tissue of sharing life moments,” he mentioned. “What I began to see was a variety of projected concepts of how individuals wished to be seen, versus what they’re seeing so I stepped away from Instagram.”

He continued, “However I got here again as a result of I used to be nonetheless photographing, selecting up little moments in life. It simply felt like, after 5 years of being away, to come back again on almost the identical day that I left it … it felt prefer it was time.”


Ventimiglia wrote “Finito” alongside a put up again on January 10, 2013 — not posting once more till Jan. 1 of this 12 months.

That put up features a photograph of the phrases, “Now The place Was I…”

“Instagram is about contributing to a group that I feel continues to be trying to find inspiration, for good, for a view on life that perhaps I would supply,” Ventimiglia mentioned. “There are different individuals on mine that I’ll take a look at and be like, ‘Oh wow, that’s fascinating.’ Otherwise you see a photograph taken in another country and suppose, ‘Oh, I wish to go there.’ I feel to get again into the realm of contributing … it was time.”

Ventimiglia has shared various different photographs since his January return. The newest put up on his account is dated February 10.

Ventimiglia beforehand addressed leaving the favored platform in an interview with The Related Press in 2017. 

“Instagram began as a spot, a collective group of photographers and artists, to only form of share their work and their lives,” he mentioned on the time, per E! Information. “And at a sure level, after doing it for 3 years, I noticed it change… No one was trying on the images, they had been asking me about my appearing jobs, and I form of went, ‘Oh man.'”

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