Not that I was his biggest fan, I am not crowing about him getting kicked out of .cloud.
I think a certain population on these instances (I won't say who, but they often have flags/symbols in their names) need to not be so sensitive as to not even allow a low-key notable personality in their midsts. If you all want a hugbox, where no baddies exist, there are instances like that available to flee to. On larger general instances like this one, you may perhaps need to suck it up and deal.
Recently, the handling of online defamation has become a hot topic on many mass media as well as social media channels. News Article for Reference: https://www.jiji.com/sp/article?k=2020052500387 In response to these reports, it is expected that lawsuits and disclosure requests will become more publicly known; and government agencies will order stricter enforcement in addition to tightening regulations. However, under the current state of Japan, we will not be able to handle the increase of such administrative burdens and will have trouble dealing with it appropriately. Thus, we have decided to stop providing our service on mstdn.jp and mastodon.cloud starting June 30, 2020. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding on the matter.