Hang On... Why Are Artists Changing Their Profile Pictures To Colours?

11 October 2016, 13:50 | Updated: 13 June 2019, 16:00

Troye Sivan Marina Diamandis
Woodrow Whyte

By Woodrow Whyte

What the heck is happening?

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Have you noticed that a lot of celebrities and their fans seem to be changing their profile pictures to a random colour? Yeah, us too. What the f**k is happening? The trend started a couple of weeks ago and now everybody seems to be picking their own colour to adorn their social media profiles.

Troye Sivan is leading the trend with this (admittedly lovely) shade of lavender.

Troye Sivan


Marina Diamandis, no stranger to neon colours, has opted for lime green. 

Marina Diamandis


Halsey has gone for white over on Instagram #TheKingdom.



Selena Gomez has even got in on the act.

Selena Gomez

Matty Healy went black too but then went back to an image of himself, perhaps sensing he was becoming part of a troubling celebrity trend.

But why is this suddenly happening. Is it a cult? Are the illuminati involved? 

When Troye was asked by a fan about the change to pastel, he replied by saying he simply 'liked the colour'. LOL! As if we believe that, Troye. What kind of mischief are you and your network of very talented and beautiful friends up to? I can't be dealing with all this right now. I've got clowns chasing me outside everyday and Donald Trump might become president in three weeks, can't a bitch catch a break online? Jeez.


Not everyone is a fan.


Yeah, I am mate. Care to explain?


Others are deep in the pastel life. Enjoy it while it lasts, hun.


Ummm not all of Twitter? I haven't changed mine yet.


So we need to know, why do you think everyone is changing their profile to a colour? 



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