Why are there only murders? As an actress, Selena Gomez felt “like a joke”

Who’s to say Selena Gomez isn’t an accomplished actress?

Yes, she is most known for her role in the Disney Channel sitcom, Wizards of Waverly Place, but she is much more than that.

On The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast on June 13, she noted, “I felt that it was very tough for people to take me seriously.” I eventually got through it, and I’m pleased I did, but it was quite frustrating. You know, I felt like a joke. “

“Who will push me to the brink to go and battle for something?” the Rare Beauty creator said of working with directors like David Fincher of Fight Club and David O’Russell of American Hustle. “That’s the kind of acting I want to do more than anything,” she continued.

Finch and O’Russell, on the other hand, will have to wait their turn to work with Gomez, who just concluded season two of Hulu’s Only Murders in the Buildings and her HBO Max series Selena + Chef. In addition, she is working on a new record. So, yes, she has a busy schedule right now.

“My therapist keeps asking me, ‘Girl, are you ever going to find a man?!'” she explained. “I’m like, ‘I dunno,'” she says.

Gomez, on the other hand, prefers it this way. She’s happy with the way her life has turned out as she approaches her 30th birthday (July 22). She pondered, “I am delighted to be getting older.”

I’m delighted that my tolerance for any kind of discomfort, whether it’s rudeness or whatever, or even just useless stuff, isn’t taking over me anymore. My feelings are mine, and I am free to express them in any way I wish. “

Her life may have turned out differently if her mother, Mandy Teefey, hadn’t encouraged her to follow her aspirations. Gomez believes that in an alternate scenario, she would have four children, much like her Texas friends.

“There’s nothing wrong with the life I would have led,” she continued, “but there’s nothing wrong with the life I would have led.” “I simply know that’s not my route, and I’m grateful to my mother for giving me the chance to be who I want to be.”

She would not have met her Only Murders in the Building co-stars Martin Short and Steve Martin if she hadn’t been an actress, and they have taught her a lot about what she deserves in a companion.

“I just learnt so much from being around two adult gentlemen—because that’s what they are; they’re extremely lovely and kind and hilarious and outrageous at times, and it’s the best,” she said.

And my expectation of a guy, or any human, is for them to be as decent as these two people. They’ve been doing it for longer than I’ve been alive, and they’re the sweetest people you’ll ever meet. “

But, once again, there’s no need to rush towards finding a man. “I’m just in a pretty nice space right now, and I’m loving it,” Gomez added.

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