Serena Williams Shows Support for Pal Selena Gomez on Instagram

We love seeing women supporting other women. And this digital interaction just made our week.

Serena Williams just showed her support for Selena Gomez on social media after the singer, 31, posted an inspiring picture. The professional athlete, 41, re-shared Gomez’s post to her Instagram Story and wrote, “Love this.”

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The selfie was taken by Gomez, who wrote an inspirational quote on the mirror that says: “Speak your mind, even if your voice is shaking.”

The best part? The message is written on a Rare Beauty Post-It note, and it aligns with the brand’s mission statement. The website says, “This is makeup made to feel good in, without hiding what makes you unique—because Rare Beauty is not about being someone else, but being who you are.”

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Fans filled the comments section of Gomez’s post with equally inspiring messages. One person wrote, “Yes!!! [applause emoji] And eventually your voice will stop shaking.” Even the official IG account for the Barbie movie chimed in, writing, “louder now [applause emoji].”

Some people praised the singer for raising awareness: “Exactly. Mental health matters.” Others thanked Gomez for the encouragement, adding, “Love this. Thank you I need the courage.”

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Gomez and Williams follow each other on Instagram, so perhaps this friendship was a long time coming.

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...