Selena Gomez shuts down body-shamers saying she’s 'a little bit big right now'
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Selena Gomez has hit back at people who body-shamed her while saying that she is 'a little bit big right now'.
Last week, the singer attended the 2023 Golden Globes where she was nominated for Best Television Actress - Musical/Comedy Series for Only Murders In The Building.
Unfortunately for Gomez, she did miss out on the award to Quinta Branson for her role in Abbott Elementary.
Gomez attended the award ceremony in a strapless Valentino Haute Couture gown, which featured a thigh-high split.
The dress also had loosely fitted purple sleeves and an off-the-shoulder neckline.
But the actress revealed that she had received abuse from online trolls regarding her physical appearance while posing to cameras on the red carpet outside of the event.
She addressed them head on in an Instagram Live while chatting with her nine-year-old sister, Gracie Elliot Teefey.
On her Instagram account, Gomez told followers: "I'm a little bit big right now because I enjoyed myself during the holidays."
She then turned to her sister and asked for her opinion; 'right', she asked her.
After Gracie appeared to agree with her older sister, Gomez added: "But we don't care," before the pair burst into laughter.
It is not the first time Gomez has hit back at critics who have body-shamed her in the past.
Last year, the former Disney Channel star said she 'doesn't care about her weight' when discussing the trolls.
Taking to TikTok, Gomez said: "B***h, I am perfect the way I am."
She then said that she doesn't pay any attention to her weight and that she tries to ignore trolls on social media.
Gomez added: "I'm trying to stay skinny, but I went to Jack in the Box and I got four tacos, three egg rolls, onion rings and a spicy chicken sandwich.
"I don't care about my weight because people b***h about it anyway."
The actress has also been open about her previous mental health struggles, saying that she deleted social media in 2019 because nasty comments were making her depressed.
In a very honest interview with Rolling Stone magazine in November, Gomez admitted that she had thought about taking her own life.
She said: "I thought the world would be better if I wasn't there. I'm going to be very open with everybody about this - I've been to four treatment centres.
"I think when I started hitting my early twenties is when it started to get really dark, when I started to feel like I was not in control of what I was feeling, whether that was really great or really bad."
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