Selena Gomez has returned to social media with a meaningful message for her fans

She's been taking a break from social media

Selena Gomez

by Anna Sky Hulton |
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As any Selena Gomez fan will know, the pop star has been taking a break from social media, that is until now. The 'Wolves' singer has returned to Instagram with a message for her fans telling them, 'It’s been awhile 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.'

She continued, '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.'

Just a day after posting her series of three photos have been liked more than 8 million times with fans welcoming her back to the social platform. One fan commented, 'I♡ ü my queen👑', [sic] with another saying, 'You are beautiful Selena I also wish you a happy new year and full of happiness and success I am very happy for you I love you❤️ '.

The pop star soon followed her comeback post with another, telling her fans that she can't wait to share details of some of her new projects for 2019.

Selena's return to social media comes just a few days after it was revealed that she and her pop star friend Taylor Swift enjoyed a night in together. Taylor took to Instagram to share a blurred snap of the pop stars with actress Cazzie David.

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In 2018, Selena released just one song, 'Back To You', which was featured on the Netflix's 13 Reasons Why soundtrack. Selena is an executive producer on series and has previously recorded a version of Yaz's 'Only You' for the TV programme's soundtrack.

Now take a look at Netflix series we can't wait to see in 2019:


Netflix 2019 shows - stacked

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Based on a short book, set in the future, Nightflyers follows a crew of explorers on a journey on the most advanced ship in the galaxy, The Nightflyer. As they near their destination, they discover their ship might actually be taking them towards deadly and unspeakable horrors!

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 2

Star Trek: Discovery is back for another series! The first season of Star Trek: Discovery featured a new ship, new characters, and new missions, while staying true to the original franchise.

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The Umbrella Academy

Based on a popular, award-winning comics and graphic novels, The Umbrella Academy follows forty-three babies who are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women. Seven of the children are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire industrialist, however as teenagers the family becomes fractured.

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The Rain Season 2

The first season of The Rain was released in 2018 and has been so successful it's back once again in 2019. The Rain is set six years after a brutal virus carried by the rain wipes out almost all humans in Scandinavia. However, two Danish siblings have survived and emerge from the safety of their bunker to find all remnants of civilisation gone.

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Our Planet

Our Planet was filmed over four years, and combines the spectacular photography of Planet Earth with an unprecedented look at the planet's remaining wilderness areas and their animal inhabitants.

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ELITE Season 2

ELITE returns for another season in 2019. Following the children at Las Encinas, the best and most exclusive school in Spain, in the first season viewers got to see what happened when three working class kids were admitted to the elite school after their academy was destroyed by an earthquake.

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Disenchantment Season 2

From the creator of The Simpsons, Disenchantment returns for a second season. This adult animated comedy fantasy series was super popular earlier this year and returns for Netflix in 2019.

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Stranger Things 3

Another popular Netflix series that we can watch is Stranger Things 3.

'Back To You' was the follow-up to the four songs Selena released in 2017, 'It Ain't Me', 'Bad Liar', 'Fetish' and her collaboration with Marshmello, 'Wolves'.

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