27-year-old actress Zendaya has unfollowed everyone on her Instagram account, including friends, coworkers, and her boyfriend, Tom Holland. While Zendaya has not given a specific explanation for this mass unfollowing, her most recent Instagram post, shared on Monday, features a poster from her upcoming movie “Challengers.” In the caption, she writes, “Challengers April 26th. Wishing you all the most beautiful new year✨.”
In a recent interview, Zendaya discussed her approach to social media, revealing that she often takes breaks to improve her mental well-being. The Emmy winner expressed that being active on social media could induce anxiety and lead to overthinking, emphasizing that her fans want her to be happy beyond the realm of social media.
Providing advice for those experiencing similar sentiments, Zendaya advocates for taking breaks and avoiding comparisons with others. “Take the time that you need,” she advises, “and don’t compare yourself to anyone else.”
In a cover interview for Vogue Italy‘s July 2022 issue, Zendaya acknowledged her fans’ understanding of her human nature and respect for her boundaries. She emphasized the challenges that come with fame and the dynamics of her interactions with people since her early days in the industry.
Addressing her ability to maintain some level of anonymity, Zendaya acknowledged the changes in her life and the challenges that accompany them. She expressed gratitude for the resonance of her work with audiences and acknowledged the ongoing adjustment to her evolving public persona.
In a subsequent cover interview for Elle’s September 2023 issue, Zendaya discussed the public interest in her relationship with Tom Holland, her longtime Spider-Man costar. Zendaya highlighted her control over what she chooses to share, asserting the importance of protecting her peace while navigating the complexities of a public relationship.
“I can’t not be a person and live my life and love the person I love,” Zendaya stated. “It’s about protecting the peace and letting things be your own but also not being afraid to exist. I am navigating it more than ever now,” she added, shedding light on the balance between privacy and public existence in the limelight.