Selena Gomez breaks social media silence with heartfelt Instagram post

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The woman is nothing, if not raw and honest.

Selena Gomez’s willingness to show the world her vulnerability continues, with the 24-year-old artist returning to social media after a 14-week absence to discuss “being enough.”

After her heartfelt acceptance speech at the AMAs less than a week ago saw the singer discussing how her struggle with anxiety and depression left her “absolutely broken inside,” her return to Instagram took a similarly sincere approach. 

Gomez chose Thanksgiving to return to Instagram, posting a photo with fans, alongside an emotional caption dedicated to her fans. Read more…

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Selena Gomez is the most followed Instagram user on the planet. In September, she became the first and only person to rack up 100 million followers (now it’s up to 103 million). 

It’s a significant feat for any pop star — her BFF Taylor Swift is trailing behind at just over 90 million followers right now. But its true significance lies in the fact that it happened during a period of radio silence from Gomez, whose last post was 14 weeks ago. 

In August, Gomez checked herself into rehab to confront her anxiety and depression head on, and the act of self-care spoke volumes.  But Gomez’s hiatus hasn’t hurt the pop star’s career. Instead, her willingness to expose her vulnerability has only strengthened her fan base.  Read more…

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