Bowing out. Selena Gomez plans to quickly step away from social media after responding to rumors about her alleged feuds with Kylie Jenner and Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin).
“I’m very completely satisfied. I’m so blessed. I’ve the very best pals, the very best followers in the entire world and I simply couldn’t be happier,” the “Wolves” singer, 30, stated in a TikTok Live video on Thursday, February 23, including that she’s proud of herself and her physique picture. “I’m good. I like who I’m, I don’t care. I’m large, I’m not, I don’t care. I like who I’m.”
The Solely Murders within the Constructing star went on to trace that her break was impressed by latest kerfuffles involving the Kylie Cosmetics founder, 25, and the supermodel, 26. “I’m gonna be taking a second from social media as a result of it is a little foolish,” Gomez defined. “I’m 30, I’m too outdated for this. However I like you guys a lot, and I’ll see you guys ahead of later. I’m simply gonna take a break from all the things.”
The “Unhealthy Liar” songstress has been comparatively energetic on Instagram and TikTok in latest weeks after taking earlier breaks from social media. Earlier this month, the Texas native made headlines when she responded to a TikTok video theorizing that Bieber and Kendall Jenner had subtly mocked Gomez in a publish final month. Within the clip, the duo — together with Justine Skye — lip-synched to an audio development that stated, “And I’m not saying she deserved it, however I’m saying God’s timing is all the time proper.”
The Rhode Pores and skin founder deleted the TikTok in query, however the Wizards of Waverly Place alum assured followers that she wasn’t bothered by the clip both manner. “I don’t let these items get me down!” Gomez wrote in a touch upon the video-sharing app. “Be good to everybody! x.”
Days later, the previous Disney star jumped in when one other TikTok video accused Kylie and Bieber of shading Gomez about her eyebrows. “That is reaching. no shade in direction of selena ever and that i didn’t see her eyebrow posts!” the Kardashians star replied within the feedback part of the publish. “U guys are making one thing out of nothing. that is foolish.”
The Monte Carlo actress chimed in to say she thought Kylie was proper. “Agreed @kyliejenner it’s all pointless,” she wrote. “I’m a fan of Kylie!”
Gomez’s TikTok exercise additionally made headlines earlier on Thursday when she defended Taylor Swift within the feedback part of a resurfaced video the place Bieber pretended to gag after the “All Too Effectively” singer, 33, was talked about.
“So sorry, my finest pal is and continues to be top-of-the-line within the recreation,” the Uncommon Magnificence founder wrote.
The Spring Breakers star has beforehand been open about how Instagram and different social media apps have had a detrimental impact on her psychological well being. “At one level Instagram grew to become my complete world, and it was actually harmful,” Gomez instructed InStyle in January 2022. “In my early 20s, I felt like I wasn’t fairly sufficient. There was a complete interval in my life after I thought I wanted make-up and by no means needed to be seen with out it. The older I received, the extra I advanced and realized that I wanted to take management of what I used to be feeling.”
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The Sorority Rising actress added on the time that “taking a break” from social media platforms was “the very best resolution” she’s ever made for her psychological well being. “I created a system the place I nonetheless don’t have my passwords,” she defined. “And the pointless hate and comparisons went away as soon as I put my telephone down. I’ll have moments the place that bizarre feeling will come again, however now I’ve a a lot better relationship with myself.”