Selena Gomez Jokes About the Reason Why She Is Single

Single Ready Mingle Selena Gomez Seems Confirm Relationship Status

Selena Gomez arrives at 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at Barker Hangar Santa Monica, California on Feb 27, 2022.
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So rare. Selena Gomez opened up about her love life — using a funny approach to update fans on her relationship status.

On Thursday, March 31, Disney alum, 29-year-old, took to TikTok, to share her lip-synching to a viral audio clip by King Nas. The video featured a man listing compliments to a woman who wasn’t interested. “Maybe this is why I’m single,” Gomez wrote alongside the social media upload. “Don’t believe a damn word.”

The “Lose You to Love Me” singer’s comment comes after her love life has previously been a topic of conversation. The Selena + Chef star’s last high-profile romance was with The Weeknd. The couple began dating in January 2017, and four months later, they made their Met Gala red carpet debut.

However, this will change in November 2017. Us WeeklyThe couple confirmed their split. At the time, the Only Murders are allowed in the Building star revealed that she was still on good terms with the “Blinding Lights” performer, 32.

“Something that I’m really proud of is that there’s such a true friendship [between us]. I truly have never experienced anything like that in my life,” she told BillboardIt was at that time. “We ended it as best friends, and it was genuinely about encouraging and caring [for each other], and that was pretty remarkable for me.”

Gomez briefly reconnected with her boyfriend after her split from The Weeknd Justin Bieber. The romance between the duo, which first sparked romance rumors back in 2011, was ended in 2018. For his part, the 28-year-old Canada native got married Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin) that same year.

Gomez is open about her relationship life, even though she kept it private.

“I think most of my experiences in relationships have been cursed,” the Texas native shared with Vogue AustraliaJune 2021. “I’ve been way too young to be exposed to certain things when I was in relationships. I guess I needed to find what was that word for me, because I felt so less than in past relationships, and never really felt equal.”

The Rare Beauty founder also gushed about how her life has evolved since she started to surround herself with “real people.”

“I’m just really happy with who I am. I’m grateful that as I step into 29 – even just two years ago – I was different,” Gomez noted. “It’s only gotten better, and that’s kind of what people say, you know, when you get older, you feel a bit more confident with who you are. I don’t know if that’s gonna be every year for me. It could be. But I just feel like I’m constantly growing in the right direction.”

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