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Selena Gomez blasts social media as 'terrible' for her generation

Selena Gomez blasts social media as 'terrible' for her generation

"I don't take a lot of pointless pictures I like to be intentional with it".

Selena Gomez's latest starring role might be set within the terrifying (and often funny) confines of a world overrun by zombies, but the actress and singer used some of her time promoting Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die" at Cannes to talk about a different kind of monster: social media. While this cryptic caption had provided all possible evidence about their cancelled wedding, Ishita's parents', Nidhi Kumar and Anirudh Kumar's comments on her post definitely added to the fire.

The 16-year-old from Kuching in eastern Sarawak state died after posting the poll Monday on the Facebook-owned platform.

Last month, the star also spoke out about her usage of social media during an appearance on Coach's new podcast series "Dream It Real". It's fantastic to use your platform, but it does scare me when you see how exposed these young girls and young boys are. "They are not really aware of everything going on. I think it's unsafe for sure".

MORE: Selena Gomez makes a stunning return to Cannes with the help of Marc Jacobs Beauty - get the look! I think it's risky for sure. Bollywood has always being an integral part with many big-wig tinseltown stars gracing the red carpet. "I'm grateful I have the platform. It just scares me, that's all, because I see these young girls and I'll meet them in meet-and-greets or something, and they are just devastated, dealing with bullying and not being able to have their own voice". However, this time the world's largest film producing nation found no spot among the contenders.

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"Watching nature decline at unprecedented rates is terrifying and concerning", he said, according to the Guardian.

He said despite the film's grim message, the fervour of young climate activists gave him grounds for hope.

If there's one thing we all know about killing zombies, it's that you gotta go for the head.

Murray, 68, waxed philosophical about movie acting as the seas rise and the planet overheats.


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