Selena Gomez Reveals Taylor Swift Was Sad When She Was Sad
Selena Gomez is talking about her journey of healing and we are listening. Last week, the singer dropped two new singles, “Lose You To Love Me” and “Look At Her Now”.
The two singles share something in common, she is singing about healing from a toxic ex and being in a better place for it. Following the release of the songs, fans were quick to speculate the song is about her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber.
However, Gomez hasn’t directly confirmed the song is about her past relationship but it is safe to say she wrote it from a place of heartache. And during a recent interview with Zane Lowe her friend Taylor Swift praised the singer’s new work, and her resilience. “’Lose You to Love Me,’” Swift said, is “the best thing [Selena’s] ever done.”
“She’s been through so much,” she added. “I’ve watched so much happen in her life and had a front-row seat to so much, and I’m so proud of her. She is such a revelation because now she’s making her best stuff.”
“The things that she’s overcome, the situations she’s risen above, it’s been a long time since we were friends and she’s the best. She’s just the best,” she continued. “I’m really excited because when somebody has had great life experience, has had really tough things they’ve had to go through and they can process that and make art that’s going to help other people, that’s what kind of song this is. I’m stoked.”
Later that same day, Gomez stopped by the studio to chat with Lowe, who played her the clip from Swift.
“Taylor. That was very sweet. Amazing. For sure,” she said. “She was frustrated when I was frustrated. She was sad when I was sad. But more than anything, my friends stood by my side when I think they visibly saw me in so much pain. They didn’t want it for me, but they… Sorry. They never stopped loving me.”
“I played her this song and I played it with her mom and dad, and I showed her the video. Her mom and Taylor started crying,” she revealed. “It wasn’t because the song was emotional, it was just because the first thing they said to me was, ‘We’re so happy that you’re here. After seeing all of that, this is such a cool moment.’ That’s a huge thing for me.”
“And she actually is someone that taught me how to do that really well in a very unapologetic way,” she added. “I think that’s helped me grow as an artist. It’s helped me grow as a person. That’s what it all should boil down to, is actually the moment you let all the guards down, it actually is the most rewarding.”
Gomez’s ex Bieber is married to 22-year-old model, Hailey Baldwin. He got engaged to Baldwin two months after splitting from Gomez for a final time.