Selena Gomez Covers ‘Seventeen’ Magazine Thrice, Talks Lorde, Katy Perry & Being Powerful: 7 Pics

Jan 17th, 2014 // 6 Comments

Selena Gomez takes over the March issue of Seventeen magazine — posing for three different covers. The “Slow Down” diva rocks a different colored t-shirt for each cover emblazoned with words like “dream”, “brave” and “confident”. As usual, Sel is pushing a feel-good message and manages to look absolutely adorable in the process.

As for the cover story, the 21-year-old opens up about female pop stars and her inferiority complex. Selena expresses her support for Lorde, who had some unkind things to say about “Come & Get It”, saying: “I’m going to support her whether she likes me or not because I think she’s doing great things.” Sel also remains hopeful that their feud will end. “Someday I will see her and we’ll be cool.”

Her relationship with Katy Perry is much less dramatic. In fact, she turns to the prismatic superstar for love advice. “I actually talked to [her] about guys who are intimidated by strong girls,” she explains. “I haven’t found someone yet who could understand my lifestyle, support it, love me through it, and not be threatened by it.” I guess this interview was conducted prior to her reunion with Justin Bieber?

Perhaps the most confronting moment is when Selena reveals that she felt “defeated” and “like an underdog” when compared to fellow Disney divas like Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato. “Even though my show was picked up, it seemed like I was putting in so much work and seeing no results,” she admits. “I questioned the way I looked, acted, sang, and wrote.”

What do you make of Selena’s revelations? Let us know in the comments below.

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  1. Eliza

    She’s normal she’s like very other human being nobody feels like they are perfect in every way she wants to make her fans happy.

    She tries and she feels defeated cuse of everything bad we say it hurts her yet she doesn’t give up. So u gotta love her for that she cares and she never gave up to turn into a bad point in life

  2. ashley

    yea compared to miley and demi she last place but im sure
    she’s gonna be bigger than both of one day just keep on trying!
    -Im a Miley fan so it might not count coming from me but,IDK-

  3. selena is top of her game yet hunble.i think shes better than all her friends they know shes a star rising like a bullet

  4. “Lorde, who had some unkind things to say” Unkind? Do you mean constructive and said without malice? Because I couldn’t sense an ounce of cattiness with what she said. This whole media misusing the word “shade” and put two artists up against each other where there really is no beef makes me question the credibility of these so-called journalists.

  5. Manny

    I have to stand by lorde’s side, but Selena’s will get together with Lorde someday. After all, they are both great musicians.

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