Selena Gomez announces hiatus from social media
Selena Gomez has announced she is taking a break from social media.
The US singer and actress reminded her 143 million followers and Instagram that “negative comments can hurt anybody’s feelings” as she said she was taking a step back.
Sharing a selfie, Gomez wrote: “Mood lol (I was looking at myself in the mirror – like an idiot!).
“Update: taking a social media break.
“As much as I am grateful for the voice that social media gives each of us, I am equally grateful to be able to step back and live my life present to the moment I have been given.”
The star, 26, continued: “Kindness and encouragement only for a bit!
“Just remember – negative comments can hurt anybody’s feelings. Obvi.”
Gomez has previously talked about the downsides of social media and has taken breaks from her pages before.