Simply three months after she returned to posting on Instagram, Selena Gomez is essentially the most adopted lady on the platform with 400 million followers. The “Solely Murders within the Constructing” star hit the milestone quantity on March 17. Beforehand, in February, she surpassed Kylie Jenner, who used to carry essentially the most adopted lady title with 382 million followers.
Whereas no different feminine celebrities have extra followers than Gomez, she’s not essentially the most adopted particular person on all of Instagram. That title goes to soccer participant Cristiano Ronaldo, who has 562 followers. He is adopted by one other soccer participant, Lionel Messi, who has 442 million individuals maintaining along with his account. As for Jenner, she’s now in fourth place general. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is not far behind her with 369 followers.
Gomez has been candid up to now about her difficult relationship with Instagram. In a 2021 interview with Vogue, the “Calm Down” singer revealed that she deleted the photo-sharing platform’s app from her cellphone in 2019. As a substitute of posting issues for herself, she would ship her assistant issues to submit for her.
She got here to the choice to step away from the app after she observed it affecting her psychological well being. “At one level Instagram grew to become my entire world, and it was actually harmful,” she advised InStyle in 2022. “In my early 20s, I felt like I wasn’t fairly sufficient. There was an entire interval in my life once I thought I wanted make-up and by no means wished 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. I wished to have the ability to look within the mirror and really feel assured to be who I’m.”
Fittingly, her newest submit options two make-up free selfies. She captioned the pics, “Violet chemistry,” a nod to the track of the identical title on Miley Cyrus’s eighth studio album, “Limitless Summer season.”
“Taking a break from social media was one of the best determination that I’ve ever made for my psychological well being,” Gomez defined. “The pointless hate and comparisons went away as soon as I put my cellphone down. I will have moments the place that bizarre feeling will come again, however now I’ve a a lot better relationship with myself.”
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