Selena Gomez: “It’s humbling, having to go from this Disney high back down to having to find roles”

Teen Vogue

With her role in Wizards of Waverly Place recently coming to an end, Selena Gomez looked fresh, beautiful and ready to take on the world in Teen Vogue’s June/July issue. The young star, who graced the cover in a delicate white crocheted top and sporting a bright red pout, opened up about everything to ending her days at Disney to her thoughts on heartbreak. One thing for sure, the mature 18-year old definitely has a soft spot for her fans.
 
Her new single “Who Says,” is a song she wrote for her fans about overcoming bullying. “ I hope it inspires them to be who they are,” she says. Even Gomez’s Kmart clothing line, Dream Out Loud, is inspired by a her devoted fans. “It all started from a little girl saying that she’d picked out an outfit just like mine,” she says about the line, which reflects Gomez’s easy and bohemian style.
 
In regards to the end of her starring role in Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place, the Mexican American starlet talks about the pressure she sometimes feels as an actressoutside of the Disney machine. “ I was trying to explain it to one of my friends, and he said, ‘You’ll be fine. People believe in you. But when they’re putting together a movie with Leonardo DiCaprio, I don’t think they’re going to go, “Selena would be great for this!’ I’m not an option. It’s humbling, having to go from this Disney high back down to having to find roles,” she says.
 
And it goes with out saying that when it comes to Selena Gomez we’re all interested in her romance life, considering she’s dating the all-so-famous Biebz! “When your heart is broken you want to hate everything,” she explains. “You want to say, ‘I don’t believe in love; this is ridiculous. It’s not supposed to hurt this much.’ But at this moment in my life, I’m at a point where I want to be in love, to give my all and fall head over heels. I’m eighteen. I’m not going to marry anybody I’m with, and I know that. The next heartbreak I have, I’m sure I’ll be like, ‘How can I live without this person?’  But I’m trying to dive in and enjoy it.”

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