(WWLP) – The Twitter account for the founder of Barstool Sports was suspended for a short period of time Friday for “violating rules.”
Early Friday evening, Twitter suspended the account for Dave Portnoy, who goes by @stoolpresidente on the social media platform. The suspension of the account was lifted before 9 p.m.
It is unclear which Twitter rules the account violated that resulted in the suspension. Portnoy’s account has 2.5 million followers.
The hashtag #FreeDavePortnoy trended shortly after his followers realized the account was suspended.