Selena Gomez makes an emotional return to social media

Selena Gomez has announced her return to social media with an emotional post on her Instagram page.

The Kill Em With Kindness singer, 26 had previously told her 144 million followers that she was taking a break in September last year.

She said she’d wanted time away from her platforms to help herself ‘live in the moment’.

Announcing her return, Selena said: ‘Last year was definitely a year of self-reflection, challenges and growth.

‘It’s always those challenges which show you who you are and what you are capable of overcoming.’

Selena posted: ‘It’s been a while since you have heard from me, but I wanted to wish everyone a happy new year and to thank you for your love and support.

‘Last year was definitely a year of self-reflection, challenges and growth.

‘It’s always those challenges which show you who you are and what you are capable of overcoming.

‘Trust me, it’s not easy, but I am proud of the person I am becoming and look forward to the year ahead. Love you all.’

The actress has previously taken social media breaks to focus on her health.

After being diagnosed with the auto-immune disease lupus – she underwent a kidney transplant in 2014, which was successful.

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