“[It] traps modern woman in an endless cycle of hopelessness, self consciousness, and self-hatred.”
Selena Gomez has been through a lot over the last year, not least because she had to undergo kidney transplant surgery after being diagnosed with lupus.
Selena's BFF, Francia Raisa, donated her kidney to Selena after the disease began to affect the organ.
So you could say that after everything she’s been through, Selena more than deserved a holiday. However, paparazzi pictures soon hit the internet, showing Selena relaxing on a private yacht in Australia.
In some of the pictures posted by certain outlets, Selena's post-surgery scars could be seen.
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Now it appears that Selena has not only seen the pictures of her body being scrutinised on the internet, but has responded with a carefree holiday video on Instagram, which includes a telling caption about “the beauty myth”.
In the caption, Selena talks about the “obsession with physical perfection” and how it traps modern women, before saying that she chooses to “take care of myself because I want to, not to prove anything to anyone”.
Fans immediately flooded her comments with messages of love and support.
And rightfully called her “too good and pure for this world”.
Keep living that carefree life, Selena!