Selena Gomez leaving Instagram after Israel-Palestine post

The 31-year-old star has announced that she is taking a break from the social media platform after she received backlash for stating that her post couldn’t make a difference regarding the ongoing conflict between Palestine and Israel. The Single Soon singer’s announcement comes just days after she took to Instagram to comment on the Middle East conflict. “People being tortured and killed or any act of hate towards any one group is horrific. We need to protect ALL people, especially children and stop the violence for good.”

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