Here's who you should follow on Instagram according to Julia Roberts

By Sarah Walker

Julia Roberts is really living her best Instagram life! The 51-year-old star joined the social media site about seven months ago, and at a WSJ Magazine Talents and Legends Dinner on Monday (Jan. 28), she opened up about how she uses the platform... And who she follows.

“I do what I can when I can and it’s just so, in that way, it’s fun. It doesn’t feel like work,” she told People. “I do enjoy it. But the nice thing is, you know, I was actually just talking to a girlfriend today and saying it’s nice that I don’t feel pressure or responsibility.”

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At the dinner, which honoured her Ben is Back co-star Lucas Hedges, she also shared details on who she loves to follow. “Molly Yeh is a chef who I really enjoy and I follow her and I love Josh Brolin,” she revealed. “I think [he] is a brilliant Instagrammer. Great Instagrammer.” She’s also a fan of Carrie Bradshaw: “Sarah Jessica Parker is really good… So yeah, there’s some fun things, for sure.”

It’s a stark turnaround for the Homecoming star who, told Marie Claire in 2013 that she wanted to avoid social media because she didn’t want to get addicted. “[Social media] is kind of like cotton candy: it looks so appealing and you just can’t resist getting in there, and then you just end up with sticky fingers and it lasted an instant."

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Check it out. It’s worth the tears. 

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Since she posted her first snap in June (with the simple caption “Hello!"), the award-winning actress has amassed 4.7 million followers, and has shared a variety of snaps of her on set with co-stars, as well as pictures of her celebrating her best friends – including Gwyneth Paltrow and Oprah Winfrey.

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