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Selena Gomez is the most followed woman on Instagram

The star dethrones Kylie Jenner by a handful of numbers

Selena Gomez is the most followed woman on Instagram The star dethrones Kylie Jenner by a handful of numbers

Oops, she's did it again! She did it once before a few years ago and now Selena Gomez has knocked Kylie Jenner off the top of Instagram once again. According to the latest counts, the Only Murders in the Building star is currently the woman with the most followers on Instagram with 381 thousand or more followers, while the Kylie Cosmetics founder follows in second place with 380 thousand or more followers. The news sounds strange considering that Selena was absent from social media for a long time. When she decided to get back online, she entrusted the management of her IG account to her team. The reason for this decision? To maintain mental health. As she recounted in a recent interview, she was inundated with unwanted and malicious information and comments at a time when she was particularly fragile:


«People can call me ugly or stupid and I’m like, Whatever. But these people get detailed. They write paragraphs that are so specific and mean. I would constantly be crying. I constantly had anxiety…I couldn’t do it anymore. It was a waste of my time. The only thing I have on my phone is TikTok because I find it to be a little less hostile. There are wonderful things about social media—connecting with fans, seeing how happy and excited they are and their stories. But usually that’s filtered through [for me now]. I created a system. Everything I do I send to my assistant who posts them. As far as comments, my team will put together a few things that are encouraging».

Even in recent days, Gomez has been condemned by haters for her body and used TikTok to point out that her weight fluctuations are largely due to the medication she has to take for her disease, lupus. She used her popularity to encourage anyone who, like her, feels attacked for their appearance for no reason, pointing out that while "yes, there are days when we see ourselves in the mirror looking terrible", the most important thing is to be healthy. She concluded her video by repeating, "I am not a model, I will never be a model. I want to tell you that you are beautiful just the way you are. I do not believe in body shaming, I do not want to deal with that."

@devotedly.yours Replying to @happy_mama3 Selena Gomez is a such a kind soul and I love that she will never get involved in the petty drama #kyliejenner #haileybieber original sound - Nuha

This open-hearted self-promotion, in which she often shows herself without make-up and talks to her fans about her physical and mental health, is one of the reasons for her success on social media. A success that does not seem to have pleased Kylie Jenner very much, according to some. In these hours, there is even said to have been some kind of argument between the two celebrities, triggered by Selena's popularity on Instagram. It all started when she posted a TikTok Story saying that she had accidentally concealed her eyebrows too much. A few hours later, Kylie posted a story on Instagram with the phrase "It would have been an accident??????" written directly on her eyebrows. She later shared a screenshot of herself on FaceTime with Hailey Bieber, both of whom have their eyebrows in the foreground. Many people thought this content was a jibe, a bit envious, directed at Selena. Both she and Jenner have since clarified that there is no beef between them and that the affair was merely misunderstood and hyped up. What do you think?