Growing up as a star on the Disney Channel, Selena Gomez learned to keep quiet about controversial issues. Now the 28-year-old singer, actress and cosmetics mogul has taken a different approach.
She has been critical of the role of social media platforms in spreading misinformation during this month’s attack on the US capital and the ongoing CoVID-19 epidemic.
Gomez explained his thoughts on Apple Music on Friday, when host Zen Lu asked him how he got the courage to speak, when it would be easier to remain silent.
“But you see, Zayn, I’ve been doing this for 10 years, you know,” Gomez said. “It simply came to our notice then. Like, I don’t care. Not in a reckless way where I want to hurt people’s feelings. It really happened because it was needed.
Gomez will be under pressure to keep his opinion because of the sheer number of his fans. She has been in the public eye for most of her life. She was famous in children’s shows Barney (With friend Demi Lovato) When she was just 7 years old, before she got into Disney and then got higher rents, like acting. Spring Holidays, Netflix drama produced by executive 13 Reasons Why? And host cooking series Selena + Chef On HBO Max
His recent comments about blaming social media leaders for the country’s state came after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US capital on January 6. In the days of violence, Zuckerberg’s Facebook and other platforms have banned the outgoing president, at least until he resigns.
“I think I started with people arriving immediately, like directly. “I wasn’t afraid to call Mark Zuckerberg or say what I wanted to say, because I couldn’t handle what I was seeing,” Gomez said. “And it’s, like, we’re already making progress.”
Scientific inequality will and will cost lives. @ Afras Book He said he does not allow lies about vaccines and vaccines to be spread on his platform. So how is all this happening? Facebook is responsible for thousands of deaths if they don’t take action now! https://t.co/IAtDpNT5tt
– Selena Gomez (@ Selengomez) December 30, 2020
“For me,” Gomez said, “I can’t stand the fact that people have to know that there are neo-Nazi groups online and there [are] Hate online groups and the US voting for misinformation; They are not allowed to do so. It should be considered a place where people share their lives. To create hatred and hurt people. no.
Gomez remarked that she could be “very hot” on the subject.
“I just think it’s important to call those who are responsible but, at the same time, I was able to do what I could,” he said.
The singer also talked about his new Spanish-language track “De Anna Vaz”, and his second follow-up in 2010, “In Ano Gana Lloya”.
Gomez, whose father is Mexican, said, “This is what I’ve wanted to do for 10 years – to work on a Spanish project,” because I’m so proud of my heritage. “
He said it was being released in a timely manner.
“Just with all the divisions in the world,” Games explained, attributed to the late Tejano singer Selena Quetinella. “There’s something about Latin music that makes people feel things on a global scale, right?”
When Lou asked him what it was like to sing in Spanish, Gomez told him it was difficult. She said in February 2018 that she does not speak the language, even though she wants to be.
“You know what’s funny. I really think I sing better in Spanish. That’s what I discovered.” Can’t It’s something that needs to be precise and respected by the audience for which I’m going to release it. Sure, I want everyone to enjoy the music, but I’m targeting my fan base. I’m targeting my heritage, and I can’t be more excited.
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