Selena Gomez Teases Raquelle Stevens Amid Scrutiny of Friendship


Selena Gomez and Raquelle Stevens
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In on the joke! Selena Gomez poked enjoyable at her pal Raquelle Stevens after followers scrutinized the friends’ dynamic within the documentary My Thoughts & Me.

In a TikTok video posted on Monday, December 26, Gomez, 30, and her pal Caroline Franklin smiled with hearth emoji filters on their heads. “Received my woman Caro,” the “Lose You to Love Me” singer stated within the clip. Stevens, 30, then poked her head into the body, saying, “Oh, that is cute,” prompting the Wizards of Waverly Place alum to answer: “I didn’t need you within the video.”

Selena Gomez Jokingly Tells Raquelle Stevens to 'Get Out' of TikTok Video
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Stevens then moved off display screen as Franklin, 29, added, “Get out.” Gomez made certain her followers knew that the clip was not meant to be taken severely. “It’s a joke,” she wrote within the caption.

The Solely Murders within the Constructing star and Stevens have been shut mates for over a decade, however some followers have been fast to level out perceived rigidity between the besties in My Thoughts & Me, which premiered final month.

“Simply because Raquelle has been by way of all the things with Selena, it doesn’t take away that she might be so poisonous, dismissive, controlling and passive aggressive towards Selena. #MyMindAndMe,” one Twitter consumer wrote final month.

In a single scene from the Apple TV+ documentary, the longtime mates had a disagreement a few mutual pal’s birthday celebration. After Gomez shared that she didn’t plan to attend as a result of she needed to shoot a music video the following day, Stevens replied “good” and said that she thought the “Similar Previous Love” singer would wish to go. The Texas native then requested Stevens if she thought she was complaining about her job. “Yeah, you sounded such as you have been,” Stevens stated. The dialog ended with the previous Disney Channel star leaving the room.

Not all viewers agreed with the adverse characterization of the Sunshine Thoughts coauthor.

“Watching the @Selenagomez documentary and admittedly, Raquelle Stevens is such a deep and emotionally clever particular person. She actually guided Selena by way of some very troublesome moments,” one fan tweeted.

Regardless of among the public opinion of the duo’s dynamic, Gomez has expressed gratitude for her help system of mates — together with Stevens.

“I believe what I’ve realized over my journey particularly — and by the best way, it’s been up and down — you guys have been my mates for over a decade now so that you perceive these moments in my life, and I’ve to say that my friendships actually did save me in an enormous approach,” the Spring Breakers actress stated throughout an August look on Stevens’ podcast, “Giving Again Technology.”

She continued: “So, the individuals in my life are pretty individuals, individuals who have substance, who reside regular lives and have priorities and obligations that I won’t have. I’ve totally different units of obligations, and it’s so great and so vital to have the ability to choose up the cellphone and name somebody who you respect, that you just honor their opinion and that aren’t simply going to inform you the belongings you wish to hear.”

The “Wolves” musician made headlines final month after claiming that she doesn’t have many well-known mates, telling Rolling Stone that “her solely pal within the trade actually” is Taylor Swift. Her pal Francia Raisa — who donated a kidney to the Grammy winner in 2017 — commented “attention-grabbing” on an Instagram publish highlighting the quote.

Gomez later commented on a TikTok video in regards to the drama, writing: “Sorry I didn’t point out each particular person I do know.”