Rob Haskell’s article “Selena Gomez on Instagram Fatigue, Good Mental Health, and Stepping Back From the Limelight” was published on March 16, 2017 in the American magazine Vogue.
The article was published at a time when Selena Gomez had recently come back to the spotlight and released a new single, after having a breakdown in 2016 and admitting herself to a psychiatric facility.
The article begins by giving readers the context of the interview, detailing the casual circumstances of how the interview was organized: “On an unusually wet and windy evening in Los Angeles, Selena Gomez shows up at my door with a heavy bag of groceries.” (ll. 1-2).
The article then discusses the recent past of Gomez, hinting at the importance of social media platforms today for celebrities and fans: “ ‘As soon as I became the most followed person on Instagram, I sort of freaked ...