Selena Gomez Is No Longer The Most Followed Celebrity On Instagram, Here's Who Dethroned Her

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In 2017, singer-songwriter Selena Gomez became a youth icon and a fellow honouree in the Time's list of influential people, when she became the first celebrity to enter the 100 million followers

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:

In 2017, singer-songwriter Selena Gomez became a youth icon and a fellow honouree in the Time's list of influential people, when she became the first celebrity to enter the 100 million followers on the photo-sharing app, Instagram. Although Selena has been reigning in the world of Instagram with 144,308,767 followers she has recently been dethroned by another famous person. 

Thinking who it is? Well, it is none other than Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo who has surpassed Selena with 144,309,204 followers.

However, the difference in followers might have come in due to Selena's hiatus from Instagram, which took place on October 23. While on the other Cristiano Ronaldo's latest picture was posted today, and thus his active presence might be responsible for the hike in followers. 

Read: Selena Gomez Seeks Mental Health Treatment After An Emotional Breakdown

Taking to her social media profile, singer Selena Gomez revealed that she is taking is taking a social media break as she has checked into the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to take control of her mental health. Reportedly, the 'Another Cinderella Story' actress suffered an emotional breakdown twice post her hospitalisation in the past two weeks. The singer-turned-actress was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in September 2018, for she had a low white blood cell count. Reports suggest that this could be one of the side effects of the kidney transplant surgery Selena underwent in 2017. Gomez was hospitalised yet again for her cell count was poor and it got her worried, as reported. 

As per reports, 'The Same old Love' singer had a meltdown and a panic attack as she tried to rip off the IVs off her arm. According to reports, it was then that Gomez realised that she needed more help to deal with her emotional issues. As per reports, Selena is doing better and was seeking treatment on the East Coast. Reportedly, the 'Bad Liar' singer has been trying really hard to remain focused and not let her health affect her. Reports suggest that Gomez has actively been writing new music and moved to Orange County for a change of pace and a breath of fresh air. 

Read: Justin Bieber Was Spotted In Tears Post The News Of Selena Gomez's Hospitalization

Selena Gomez has been seeking treatment for anxiety and depression since around more than a year. As per reports, the 'Wizards Of Waverly Place' actress is currently undergoing treatment for dialectical behaviour therapy. Selena recently spoke about her mental health in one of her Instagram Live videos. In the same, the 'Wolves' singer also revealed that she had been a suffering from depression since the last five years.

Selena Gomez's most recent release 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation' released on July 13, 2018. Gomez lent her voice for the character of Mavis in the animated film. The movie also stars Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Kevin James, David Spade, Molly Shannon and Mel Brooks. 

 

 

 

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