Doja Cat is breathing a sigh of relief after reportedly losing over 800,000 Instagram followers in the last few weeks.

Doja Cat Reacts to Losing a Bunch of Instagram Followers

On Wednesday (Aug. 16), Doja Cat weighed in on people hitting the unfollow button on her Instagram page in droves following a recent controversy with fans. Instead of being upset about the mass exodus, the Grammy winning rhymer expressed relief.

"Seeing all these people unfollow me makes me feel like I've defeated a large beast that's been holding me down for so long and it feels like I can reconnect with the people who really matter and love me for who I am and not for who I was," Doja Cat posted on her Instagram Story. "I feel free," she added.

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Doja Cat's Recent Backlash

Last month, Doja Cat faced backlash for a social media interaction with fans where she told supporters she didn't love them. As a result, she reportedly lost over 250,000 followers in two days following the back-and-forth. According to social media tracker Hype Auditor, Doja's follower count has dipped by over 800,000 since the incident.

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Read Doja Cat's post expressing relief about losing nearly a million Instagram followers below.

See Doja Cat Addressing Losing a Bunch of Instagram Followers

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