Some people join Instagram so they have somewhere to share their best travel snaps. Others seek an outlet for their selfies. And a select few are purely on there for the cute animal accounts.
To announce her debut on Instagram, the 33-year-old actor posted a candid black and white shot of her wearing a sheer lace and mesh bra and a cloth turban on her head. She also appears to be drinking a smoothie in the photograph.
“They told me I’d get more free s*** if I had an Instagram account,” reads Kirke’s caption alongside a fingers crossed emoji.
The actor’s decision to join the platform was warmly welcomed by her close friend and Girls co-star Lena Dunham, who posted a photograph of Kirke on her own Instagram feed, writing to three million followers: “Being best friends with her is like a hair raising all-nighter with some very romantic interludes.
“Let’s hope y’all get the same treatment on Instagram. Welcome to the jungle [sic]”.
While Kirke has been on Twitter since 2014, the London-born actor maintains a fairly private profile, meaning news of her Instagram account is bound to spark a flurry of excitement among her fans.
Within just a few hours, Kirke has garnered more than 35,000 followers and her debut post has attracted 11,000 likes.
Among them is American actor Liv Tyler, who commented on Kirke’s post with a series of enthusiastic emojis.
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