Selena Gomez on her Disney days: I felt ‘violated’

Selena Gomez has opened up about how she felt during her early life and from the looks of it the memories aren’t all that rosy.

Speaking to Business of Fashion, Gomez said that she first questioned the fame game when people began noticing her more for her looks and less for her talent. 

“When I got older, I started to become exposed to the truth behind some stuff. I realised that, ‘Oh this is actually really hard, and kind of slimy in certain areas. I didn’t realise that certain people wanted certain things from me. My confidence went through a lot with that.”

The turning point came when she was first photographed at a beach. “I remember just feeling really violated when I was younger, even just being on the beach. I was maybe 15 or 16 and people were taking pictures. I don’t think anyone really knew who I was, but I felt very violated and I didn’t like it or understand it, and that felt very weird, because I was a young girl and they were grown men. I didn’t like that feeling.”