Twitter held James Woods’ account hostage until he deleted a tweet that paraphrased a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson:
“If you try to kill the King, you better not miss.” #HangThemAll
The tweet was in the context of the Mueller report finding no collusion between President Trump’s 2016 campaign and the Russian government. Regardless, this is clearly a paraphrasing of the Emerson quote:
When you strike at a king, you must kill him.
His girlfriend posted a screenshot of the notice he received from Twitter:
Woods refused to delete the tweet, so Twitter did it on their own. A few weeks later, Woods announced that he was quiting Twitter.