Selena Gomez Announced as Cybersmiler of the Month Award Winner for July
Selena Gomez has long been an advocate for positive body image and spoke out in 2019 about body shaming comments on social media that she was forced to deal with. If you are affected by anything touched on within this article, follow the links to our various support services or click on the blue logo icon at the bottom right of the screen to start using Cybersmile Assistant, our smart AI support assistant.
Cybersmile are proud to announce singer, songwriter and actress, Selena Gomez as July’s Cybersmiler of the Month Award winner for her commitment to promoting self-acceptance and for her work in helping those affected by body-shaming and online abuse.
The star recently shared a message on TikTok while posing make-up-free in a one-piece swimsuit, telling her audience that she wouldn’t be ‘sucking in’ anything and that ‘real stomachs’ are coming back! Her community supported the message, with one commenting “u don’t realize how much this video helps us young women!”
Gomez has long been an advocate for positive body image and spoke out in 2019 about body shaming comments on social media that she was forced to deal with, commenting that, “I really noticed when people started attacking me for that. In reality, that’s just my truth. I fluctuate. It depends what’s happening in my life. Right [it’s totally out of my control], and that got to me big time. I think for me, that really messed me up for a bit.”
After a long break from social media, Selena is now reconnecting with her online audience in an effort to reinforce her message around body confidence and to empower anyone contending with their own struggles. She also launched a mental health website in 2021 called Wondermind which aims to provide mental health resources and a safe space for people to share experiences and learn more about taking care of mental wellbeing.
“I want there to be a place of people coming together and understanding that they’re not alone.”
Selena Gomez, Cybersmiler of the Month
Everybody at Cybersmile would like to say a huge thank you to Selena for empowering so many people to feel more comfortable in their bodies and for her ongoing work in helping anyone who is facing mental health issues. You really are a true Cybersmiler Selena!
You can explore the Cybersmiler of the Month Award winners’ Hall of Fame to see a full list of previous recipients and learn more about becoming a brand sponsor of the award here.
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