Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction, low self-esteem

Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction, low self-esteem

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NEW YORK: Pop star Selena Gomez stated she cancelled her world tour final yr and went to remedy as a result of she was depressed, anxious and "my vanity was shot."

Gomez, 24, who has greater than 113 million Instagram followers, additionally stated in an interview revealed on Thursday that she was freaked out by her social media obsession and not has the Instagram app on her telephone.

“As quickly as I turned probably the most adopted individual on Instagram, I kind of freaked out. It had turn into so consuming to me. It’s what I woke as much as and went to sleep to. I used to be an addict," Gomez advised Vogue journal in a canopy story for its April version.

The previous Disney Channel singer and actress made headlines final August when she abruptly give up her "Revival" world tour, saying she wanted to take time without work to cope with panic assaults and melancholy.

She advised Vogue she entered a remedy program for 3 months.

“My vanity was shot. I used to be depressed, anxious. I began to have panic assaults proper earlier than getting onstage, or proper after leaving the stage. Principally I felt I wasn’t ok, wasn’t succesful. I felt I wasn’t giving my followers something, they usually might see it — which, I feel, was an entire distortion," she stated.

Gomez stated she had additionally discovered it onerous - as produce other younger stars like Miley Cyrus and Lindsay Lohan - to shake off her perky "Wizards of Waverly Place" persona from her Disney days.

"For a man there’s a option to insurgent that may be just right for you,” she stated. "However for a lady, that may backfire. It’s arduous to not be a cliché, the kid star gone flawed."

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