Mitzi Bickers

Celebrities, billionaires and criminals are making the switch to the old school flip phone to avoid privacy invasion by snooping government officials, law enforcement or Facebook.com.

When former Atlanta city manager Mitzi Bickers (pictured) was arrested on bribery, wire fraud and money laundering charges earlier this month, she was spotted talking on a flip phone as she left the federal courthouse with her attorney.

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mixed race girl with iPhone

If you suspect that Apple is intentionally throttling or slowing down your iPhone to force you to upgrade, you're not just being paranoid. Apple has confirmed rumors that the old iPhones are designed to slow down as the battery ages.

Forbes first noticed back in 2016 that their old iPhones were slowing down. They did a little investigating and learned that there is "something buried in iOS code called 'Powerd' that will increasingly slow down your device as your battery degrades."

Once that code was removed, their old iPhones ran at normal speed again.

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Rihanna looks stylish as she talks on her flip phone in NYC

In September, online hackers uploaded nude pics of celebrities to the Internet. The graphic photos were reportedly stolen from Apple iPhone's iCloud service. It should be noted that Apple has denied the allegations.

After suffering through the public humiliation of having their private and personal moments exposed to the world, celebrities such as Rihanna (pictured above) have gone back to using old skool flip phones to protect their privacy.

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