Selena Gomez lastly broke her silence on her rekindled romance with Justin Bieber. In an interview with Billboard, the 25-year-old singer opened up about why she was drawn again to her former flame and the way issues are totally different the second time round.
Gomez—who dated Bieber on-and-off from 2010 to 2014 and lately reconnected with him—cited time as the cause the two had been in a position to spark issues up once more, regardless of a poisonous romantic historical past. “I’m 25. I’m not 18, or 19, or 20. I cherish people who have really impacted my life,” Gomez mentioned. “So maybe before, it could have been forcing something that wasn’t right. But that doesn’t mean caring for someone ever goes away.”
The singer additionally referenced her reconnected friendships with former Disney Channel stars, resembling Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, and Nick and Joe Jonas, as different examples of how she’s developed a unique outlook on life from when she first started courting Bieber.
“And [that goes for] people in general. I mean, I grew up with Demi. Nick and Joe and Miley—we’ve gone through seasons in our lives,” she mentioned. “I don’t think it’s as serious as people make things out to be half the time. It’s just my life. I grew up with all of these people, and it’s so cool to see where everybody is. It comes back to the idea of me remaining full.”
Gomez additionally touched on her relationship with The Weeknd, who she dated for roughly 11 months earlier than she reconnected with Bieber. Despite The Weeknd lately deleting all footage with Gomez on social media, the “Fetish” singer insisted that the two are nonetheless associates. ”
Something that I’m actually happy with is that there’s such a real friendship,” Gomez mentioned. “I truly have never experienced anything like that in my life. We ended it as best friends, and it was genuinely about encouraging and caring [for each other], and that was pretty remarkable for me.”
Though Gomez didn’t verify nor deny her relationship with Bieber, from the sound of it, she did have a variety of good issues to say about him. We hope the two the greatest in the event that they do resolve to re-spark their relationship.