dating app catfishing

In honour of Zayn Malik: Eight other celebs who got kicked off dating apps for catfishing

They can’t catch a break!

You might think it would be easy for an A-list celebrity to hop on any old dating app they’d like and be inundated with matches, but a lot of them get booted off for suspected catfishing before they’ve even had a chance to swipe! Zayn Malik recently spoke about his experience with being reported for catfishing, so in honour of his misfortune here are five other celebs who got kicked off dating apps.

Zayn Malik

Zayn recently revealed that he was banned from the dating app Tinder after he was reported for catfishing, and you know what I’d probably report him if I saw him. He explained: “Everyone accused me of catfishing. They’re like, ‘What are you using Zayn Malik’s pictures for?’ I’ve been kicked off once or twice.”

Alicia Silverstone

Umm, yes that’s right Miss Clueless herself was banned from the same app not once, but twice and that’s some serious bad luck right there. She explained during The Drew Barrymore Show that she first got banned after she deliberately made a fake account, and the second time just moments before leaving for a date.

She hilariously admitted to Drew: “A few years ago I tried to get on one of the dating apps and I put in a fake profile because I wasn’t comfortable yet being me and then I got kicked off, I got banned. And then I tried again, I got the courage up because I heard that you were on, and I heard that Sharon Stone was on, so I was like, ‘Well if they can be on, I can be on.