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25 Facts you didn’t know about Selena Gomez


25 Facts you didn’t know about Selena Gomez


On 22 July Selena Gomez turns 25! So in honour of her birthday On Air With Ryan Seacrest posted 25 Facts you didn’t know about her. 

  1. Selena loves ginger so much that she starts off the day with a shot of it.
  2. In the opening monologue for The Heart Wants What It Wants Selena was recorded unknowlingly. Therefore what you hear is raw emotion: “So, in that state-where I was in that place emotionally-I went in and I went into the room by myself, and I looked at the actual mirror in the music video, and I had a conversation [with] myself to every question I had in my mind in that moment.” She told Ryan Seacrest.  
  3. The first concert she ever attended was a Britney Spears concert. 
  4. She orchestrated an entire tribute to Britney on her first solo tour.
  5. Selena has seven tattoos.
  6. She wrote her first song when she was 14.
  7. James Franco made Selena reshoot a make-out scene with him more than seven times during the filming of the Dubious Battle
  8. The first person Selena told about being diagnosed with Lupus, other than her best friend and family, was a boy she visited at a children’s hospital.
  9. Selena was named after the original Selena a.k.a. the famous Tejano singer, who died three years after she was born.
  10. She once had a crush on Shia LaBeouf.
  11. If she wasn’t famous Selena has commented that she probably would have already considered starting a family.
  12. If she wasn’t famous she probably also would’ve gone to culinary school.
  13. Selena’s a pretty big queso critic. 
  14. Her favourite social media platform is Instagram.
  15. Good For You wasn’t originally supposed to be the lead single off of Revival.
  16. Selena didn’t know what career direction to take after Wizards of Waverly Place ended. 
  17. Selena can play the piano but she really wishes she could play the violin too.
  18. She has seen Jason Mraz in-concert and has said that it was her best concert experience ever.
  19. Diddy once thought that she was a valet lady and gave her his car ticket.
  20. She knows that she has a baby face.
  21. Selena nabbed more writing credits on Revival than any other of her past albums combined.
  22. She’s scared of Tinder (aren’t we all?).
  23. She aims to give up social media in a few years.
  24. Before making it big, Selena and Demi Lovato made a YouTube channel called “The Demi and Selena Show”.
  25. She turned down a role in High School Musical 3

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