Selena Gomez stated she no longer feels haunted by her Disney past in the 2023 Hollywood Issue of Vanity Fair.
As the star of Disney Channel’s “Wizards of Waverly Place,” the actor from “Only Murders in the Building” gained international recognition, but being a Disney celebrity placed restrictions on what she could say in public and more.
After the premiere of her 2022 Apple documentary “My Mind and Me,” Gomez is feeling more emancipated.
“I definitely feel free of it,” Gomez said about her Disney past. “Sometimes I get triggered. It’s not that I’m ashamed of my past, it’s just that I’ve worked so hard to find my own way. I don’t want to be who I was. I want to be who I am.”
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“I definitely feel free of it. Sometimes I get triggered. It’s not that I’m ashamed of my past, it’s just that I’ve worked so hard to find my own way. I don’t want to be who I was. I want to be who I am.”
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In response to a question about if she ever felt silenced while acting as a child, Gomez said, “Of course. I was by no means a wild child, but since I was on Disney, I had to be careful not to utter the phrase “What the hell?” in front of other people.
I also put these things on myself to be the best possible role model. The finest role model, in my opinion, is honest about all of who they are, including the nasty and complicated bits.
The actor and singer reveals more information on her struggles with mental health in “Selena Gomez: My Mind and Myself.” Although Gomez was wary of exposing such candor to the public, she claimed that the response to the documentary’s release was liberating.
“Now I don’t feel like I’m lying to people,” Selena Gomez said. “It’s not that I was lying… I was scared of what people would think or that people wouldn’t hire me. Now I don’t think that way. I understand that if it doesn’t feel good, I need to step back and evaluate. Is this friendship giving me something? Is this project a really good one?”