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14th Mar 2023

Selena Gomez said she “cried her eyes out” over nasty body shaming comments

“I don’t think anybody deserves to feel less than”

Selena Gomez said she portrayed herself as someone who didn’t really care about the criticism thrown at her online, but in reality she was “crying her eyes out.”

Gomez spoke about her struggling with trolls targeting her because of her fluctuating weight on a new episode of Apple TV’s Dear.

She said: “My weight would constantly fluctuate because I would be on certain medications. And obviously, people just ran with it.

“It was like they couldn’t wait to find a thing to bring me down. I was being shamed for gaining weight because of my lupus.

“I lied. I would go online and I would post a picture of myself and I would say, ‘It doesn’t matter. I’m not accepting what you’re saying’.

“All the while, being in the room crying my eyes out because nobody deserves to hear those things.”
Selena has taken many social media breaks with the most recent just weeks ago after defending bestie Taylor Swift over a post where Hailey Bieber appeared to criticise her.

She addressed that hiatus and said: “I’m going to be taking a second from social media, because this is a little silly. I’m 30 and am too old for this.

“But I love you so much and I’ll see you guys sooner than later. I’m just gonna take a break from everything.


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“Though I was posting these things saying it doesn’t bother me, because I didn’t want it to bother other people who are experiencing the same thing, getting shamed for what they look like, who they are, who they love.

“I just think it’s so unfair. I don’t think that anybody deserves to feel less than.”

Speaking on a TikTok Live last month, she said: “When I’m taking it, I tend to hold a lot of water weight, and that happens very normally.

“When I’m off of it, I tend to kind of lose weight.

“I just wanted to say and encourage anyone out there who feels any sort of shame for exactly what they’re going through because no one knows the real story.”

The The Only Murders in the Building star added that she’s “blessed” and “very happy” with the good friends and family that she has but she just needed a break from technology.
She is a queen.


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