In her conversation with Dr. Vivek Murthy, the former Surgeon General, on Instagram Live, the 28-year-old singer and entrepreneur revealed that she went through a bit of depression as the pandemic overtook the United States.
To combat that negativity during this hard time, Gomez said she had dinner parties with the friends she was socially distancing with where nobody was allowed to have their phone. "I kind of went into a bit of a depression", Selena told Murthy.
Gomez continued on to explain her eventual shift, "And then I started going into a place where I was really writing and being active". I have managed to spend some time with these folks, those superior folks, a whole lot more than I have.
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"My job is a lot of travel, connecting with people, making people happy, and that makes me happy, so it has been a struggle". "So, it has been a struggle".
The singer and actress said that the best solution for her was to cut it out of her daily life.
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'We have all of these different things, so that has kept me busy and recently I've been able to go into the studio... "I get pretty fired up about it", she added.
'I have been so anti-social media, maybe too far, ' Selena suggested. "So, I believe heavily that there's something about social media and it's technology getting blamed for increases in loneliness and disconnection".
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The interpreter of "Lose You to Love Me" appears in the recording trying to squeeze a lemon, however, she does not succeed in its entirety, since unfortunately she does not have much strength in her hands. "I'm going to step out of this because I don't think it's helping me at all'".
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