Selena Gomez recalls her shame at being sexualized on her album cover

Selena Gomez has recently been candid about being exposed to awkward situations by becoming a solo artist following her success as a Disney star. During the Hollywood journalists Comedy Actress Emmy Roundtable— an hour-long talk that originally took place in May 2022 and was posted yesterday — famous faces including Tracee Ellis Ross, Amy Schumer, Molly Shannon, Quinta Brunson and Bridget Everett came together to discuss everything from their career to their personal life. During a game, Selena responded to Amy’s praise for how she’s made her way through the industry.

“And then how someone like Selena, who was sexualized at such a young age, but you just rejected that and really found your own style and your own presence,” the comedian began. “Because I know they put you through a system and make you feel like that’s the way you have to do it. And especially when you get positive feedback and people are attracted to you, it takes a long time to say, “I’m going to go that way.”

Selena agreed with the statement, saying, “It’s really unfair.” The Only murders in the building The star then recalled an experience releasing an album cover she wasn’t necessarily happy.

“I was really ashamed after I did it. I had to get over those feelings because I realized it had to do with something deeper that was going on…but I think I did. my best, at least I try to be myself,” she said.

Although Selena didn’t explicitly name the album, fans were quick to speculate that her comments were referring to her second studio album, The comeback, for which she posed nude at age 24.

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As for his current feelings about the decision years later? The actor revealed, “I’m not an overly sexual person. Sometimes I like to feel sexy, but that doesn’t mean it’s for someone else. It can be for me.

Just a few days ago, Selena opened up to the Hollywood journalist about his experiences in the five years between The comebackreleased in 2015, and his third album in 2020, Rare.

“I was, you know, obviously going through a really tough breakup, and then I found myself with the question of my career and where am I going to go and what’s going to happen?” she says. “And then my medical stuff kind of started – I was dealing with my lupus and I had kidney issues. It was actually very difficult.

She continued, “But being on the other side, I have to be honest, it’s been really good for me. It’s allowed me to develop a character where I don’t tolerate any kind of absurdity or disrespect from anyone. any way, and I’m really proud of how I came out of it.

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