Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, better known by his stage name Bad Bunny, has let fans in on a secret to balance and happiness in the digital age. In an interview with People, the global sensation shared that taking month-long breaks from social media has been a transformative experience.
What Happened: Bad Bunny revealed that the longer he stayed away from social media, the better he felt — both physically and mentally. The Puerto Rican star, who is known for his chart-topping hits and electrifying performances, described feeling a sense of liberation and improved well-being during these periods, even going as far as to say that he could “breathe better” while disconnected from the virtual noise. “I’ve done it several times and when I come back to social media, I ask myself ‘Why did I come back?,'” he said.
Bad Bunny emphasized the importance of dedicating substantial time to being “outside” and taking a break from the virtual world. Despite recognizing the inevitability of using social media, even if only briefly, he stressed the significance of finding balance and spending time away from screens.
The singer has a history of taking breaks from social media. He made his Instagram account private earlier this year and added a cryptic message, “me van a extrañar” (“you will miss me”), to his Twitter bio, according to the report.
Bad Bunny’s decision has clearly not impacted his career success, having made history as Spotify’s most-streamed artist in 2020 and 2021. In 2022, he secured the title for the biggest streaming year by any artist on the platform, surpassing all records.
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