Gomez has for quite some time been a supporter for taking care of your emotional wellness, and has opened up about her battle with nervousness and melancholy in the wake of wiping out her Revival world visit and a couple of spells in recovery.
“My self-esteem was shot. I was depressed, anxious. I started to have panic attacks right before getting onstage, or right after leaving the stage. Basically I felt I wasn’t good enough, wasn’t capable. I felt I wasn’t giving my fans anything, and they could see it—which, I think, was a complete distortion,” she told Vogue US in March.
“I wish more people would talk about therapy. We girls, we’re taught to be almost too resilient, to be strong and sexy and cool and laid-back, the girl who’s down. We also need to feel allowed to fall apart,” she said.
Gomez has talked about her repugnance for Instagram beforehand, affirming turning into the most took after individual solidified an uneasiness trigger point she’d never experienced — henceforth, the significance of having a break.
“As soon as I became the most followed person on Instagram, I sort of freaked out,” she said, admitting the news was part of her spiral to rehab.
Time for a break? Make like Selena these holidays — Kevin Systrom won’t be too mad.