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Katherine Langford From “13 Reasons Why” Admits She Joined Instagram Because of Selena Gomez

Because who wouldn't take Selena's advice?

Katherine Langford, also known as Hannah Baker on the Netflix teen drama 13 Reasons Why, wasn’t a big fan of social media until recently.

During an interview with The Last Magazine, Langford admitted that she wasn’t too fond of sharing her personal life with the public, and preferred keeping work separate from Instagram.

"It was a bit of a big decision for me actually, because I wanted to be an actor purely for the acting work," Langford tells the magazine. "I have never been attracted to increasing my popularity or hireability by being on Instagram."

However, Selena Gomez, producer of the series, changed Langford’s perspective.

"Selena pointed out that the show is targeting young adults like me and that [social media] is a good medium to talk directly with those who relate to my character, Hannah."

Soon after, the Australian actress shared her very first Instagram post:

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