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Julia Roberts joins Instagram with simple message of love

Social-media shy Julia Roberts has finally dipped a toe into the waters with a friendly photo and greeting.
/ Source: TODAY

Julia Roberts has never been much for social media.

But on Wednesday, the Oscar-winning actress — who has no official Facebook page and has never tweeted — joined the rest of us on Instagram with a single photo, a profile that identified her as "human" and a simple greeting:

Hello right back to you, Julia!

And if just seeing her causes you to fall in love with her cashmere sweater, you can pick one up from Chinti & Parker for a mere $425.

Over the years, Roberts has actively shunned social media; in 2013 she told Marie Claire that it was like "cotton candy: it looks so appealing and you can't resist getting in there, and then you just end up with sticky fingers and it lasted an instant."

She also doesn't Google herself. That same year she told E! News she worries what she'd find online. "I have too much potential for collapse," she said. "There's an anonymity that makes people safe to participate in hatefulness. I like a good old-fashioned fistfight if people are pissed off at each other."

Well, we're glad to see Roberts has joined the fray — in whatever capacity!

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