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Selena Gomez: I'm the Girl You Take Home to Your Parents

Selena Gomez: I'm the Girl You Take Home to Your Parents

Selena Gomez gets up close and personal on the cover of Teen Vogue‘s December 2013/January 2014 issue.

Here’s what the 21-year-old entertainer had to share with the mag:

On being a good girl: “I’ve tried it, and I’ve never been that girl. I’m always going to be the girl you want to take home to your parents, not for the night.”

On having a good sense of judgement: “I like to say I have a good sense of judgment, but I know that not everybody does. The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve learned that I have to open myself up to all opportunities. Maybe I’ll get burned and not meet the right people, but I won’t know until I do it.”

On her BFF Taylor Swift: “The difference between Taylor and me is she was sixteen with the confidence of a 25-year-old. Actually, I should say 80-year-old, because she’s such an old soul. I was not that way. I was very sheltered until about eighteen or nineteen. I still live at home, and I’m 21! She does inspire me like crazy, but I wouldn’t change my path, because it allowed me to figure out all that stuff and do it on my own.”

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  • Zewrok

    ““I like to say I have a good sense of judgment…”

    Says the girl who dated an asshole like Justin Bieber for over a year.

  • Niousha


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  • go go

    She’s no different than the rest of young HW but at least she doesnt tweet selfies everytime she lights a joint.

  • blabla

    no offence she seems to have a good heart but i cant take her seriously as a 21 year old when she looks like a 9 year old.

  • Joblo


    Ahhhh exaggeration and jealousy !!!! She def not look like a 9 yo and she looks really mature so it helps. She have a younger appearance but guess who’s gonna laugh when she’ll be 30-40-50 but looking 10 to 15 years younger than she really is.

  • LOL

    @Joblo: she has a scrunched up face. her face never grew since barney, you can still have a womanly face and look young when you’re middle aged. shes gonna be the new ralph macchio (the karate kid) when shes middle aged so it will look odd to an extent. she isnt gonna be a goddess when shes in her 50′s, stop acting delusional.

  • sade

    @Joblo: Ahhhh the truth hurts. her looking young isnt a negative thing in the long run, but we arent talking about the long run are we? nope. we’re talking about her career now. Jealousy has absolutely zilch to do with this, her looking young is great… heck I look young too people tend to take off 5 years off my real age and im younger than selena. But when ur in the industry, you have to evaluate your look and how u can use it to ur advantage. Look young? dont have to go the disney route you can just play a teen in mature films. look older? you can play an adult – not necessarily a parent but older. selena can easily at this point pick some raw, meaty indies to show her potential but shes singing at some damn show with 72% of people saying NooooOoOoo we dont like cuz the adults dont even see past the disney.

  • Sam

    Lets not be judgemental about how someone looks.
    Yes, she dated a total asshole, but she was young and had never had a real relationship before. And he used to be a sweet little kid. He probably charmed her and his new ego is what broke them up. She seems like such a genuinely nice person and she doesn’t live the lavish lifestyle. She doesn’t feel the need to buy multiple mansions or the most expensive cars, always designer this and designer that. She’s not materialistic unlike her “Bff” miss Taylor Swift.

    Also, Taylor is NOT an old soul. She’s quite the opposite. Very immature, especially for her age. Baking and hanging at home with your cat makes you a home-body, not an old soul. I have to disagree with Selena on that. Taylor doesn’t even drive herself places. She had a chauffer and a bodyguard at all times. Just saying Selena, you’re more mature that Taylor. As if she’ll actually read this. Psh.

  • tommy

    she can’t sing

  • Johnson