Selena Gomez has learned over time to transform pain into purpose, and this is precisely one of the most valuable lessons that emerges from Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me, the new Apple TV+ documentary in which the singer and actress takes the opportunity to mend some wounds from her past and clarify some unresolved knots. Like the stormy relationship with Justin Bieber which was in fact one of the focal points of the documentary: In fact, Selen Gomez admits that breaking up with Bieber was the best thing that ever happened to hereven if managing the media aftermath that that breakup brought was particularly painful and difficult.
“I felt haunted by a past relationship that nobody wanted to let go, but then I got over it. I was no longer afraid,” Gomez said. “I feel like I have to go through the worst possible heartbreak and then forget it all in the blink of an eye. I just think it had to happen and, in the end, it was the best thing that ever happened to me.” Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber, as we know, dated on and off between 2011 and 2018, even if it was mainly the fans who lived the relationship with them who have never been able to abandon the dream of seeing them together again, to the point that, when Justin got married to Hailey Bieber, many of them rebelled.
Apart from the petty gossip reported by the American media, it looks like Hailey and Selena have moved on beyond fan-fueled drama meeting at the Academy Museum Gala in Los Angeles the following month. In an interview with Rolling StoneGomez said her post-breakup drama with Bieber risked throwing her back into the past given her mental health issues, but she was able to defuse the pain through positivity and self-love . The song Lose You To Love Meon the other hand, it’s just one of the many ways to change for the better and look straight ahead.
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