Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez: Huge Instagram following is 'a big responsibility'

The actress and singer says she's "never really cared" about numbers but that "it can be a little heavy".

Selena made the comments, reported in The Hollywood Reporter, at Universal Music Group and Thrive Global's Music and Health Conference.

Last year, she released a documentary about her health and mental wellbeing after being diagnosed with lupus.

Selena has 429 million followers on Instagram - more than her bestie Taylor Swift who has 272 million and Kylie Jenner, the previous title holder, who is followed by 399 million people.

Selena Gomez says social media is 'terrible' for young people

Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival, where she is promoting her new film The Dead Don't Die, the 26-year-old said: "I think our world is going through a lot obviously.

"But for my generation specifically, social media has been terrible."

She claimed many young people were unaware of important news issues.

"It's a useful platform but it does scare me when you see young boys and girls not really aware of the news going on," she added.

"It's selfish - I don't wanna say selfish, that's rude - but it's dangerous for sure."

Selena Gomez and The Weeknd reportedly split

A source told People magazine that things "have been hard for months" for the Gomez, 25, and The Weeknd, real name Abel Tesfaye, 27.

"She and Abel have been going back and forth for a few months about their relationship... It's been hard with him being on tour and her shooting in New York. That wasn't easy on them."

The couple first started dating in January, before making their first official debut outing as a couple at the Met Gala in May. 

Selena Gomez: Social Media isn't real life

The singer took time off social media last year to deal with panic attacks, anxiety and depression.

Speaking to Business of Fashion, she says she thinks there's now too much information available online.

"I see a disconnect from real life connections to people. That makes me a little worried," she says.

Selena Gomez and Elle Fanning to star in Woody Allen's upcoming film

The director is known for keeping his projects secretive so details of the film are unclear but it will be released by Amazon Studios.

Interstellar actor Timothee Chalamet is also attached to the project.

Amazon worked with Allen on his 2016 film Cafe Society, as well as his upcoming Wonder Wheel, starring Kate Winslet and Justin Timberlake.

Wonder Wheel is set on Coney Island in the 1950s and will make its world premiere at the New York Film Festival in October.

Selena Gomez: 'I just really can't wait for people to forget about me'

"Look, I love what I do, and I'm aware of how lucky I am, but -- how can I say this without sounding weird? I just really can't wait for people to forget about me," the singer tells Vogue in its April issue.

This is Gomez's first American Vogue cover. In the story, she says it's been difficult stepping back into the spotlight since returning from 90 days in rehab last fall.

Selena Gomez shares '13 Reasons Why' sneak peek

Based on the young-adult mystery novel by Jay Asher, Gomez is an executive producer on the show about a teenage girl who leaves behind cassette tapes explaining her suicide.

The actress-turned-singer teamed up with her mother, Mandy Teefey, to bring the series to screen.

Gomez posted a trailer for the show on Instagram to announce its March 31 premiere date.

On Thursday, she shared a selfie explaining how the series came about.

Selena Gomez takes Instagram title from Bieber

The singer/actress just beat former love Justin Bieber -- and herself -- for the title of most liked photo on Instagram.

A picture of Gomez sultrily sipping on a straw from a bottle of Coke bearing a portion of a lyric from her song "Me & The Rhythm" attracted more than 4 million likes.

The image is a nod to the beverage company's "Share a Coke and a Song" campaign, which used Gomez's music.

Katy Perry Kisses Orlando Bloom in Cannes

Katy "Not Fazed" by Selena

After pictures of Selena Gomez and Orlando Bloom looking quite cozy in Las Vegas surfaced,Katy Perry is doing OK.