Selena Gomez Admits “The Heart Wants What It Wants” Was Inspired By Justin Bieber, But Says It Has A Universal Message

Mike Wass | December 11, 2014 1:55 pm
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Selena Gomez confirmed what we already knew when she admitted that new single “The Heart Wants What It Wants” is about ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber. “I definitely have so much respect and love for him, and going in the studio is just very therapeutic,” the 22-year-old said in a Norwegian radio interview. “[The song] was my way of having it be a message more to people in general. People everywhere feel this feeling, and they should understand when anybody goes through that.”

The “Slow Down” diva, who is already hard at work on her next album, confirmed that she’s not dating anyone and certainly hasn’t signed up for any hook-up apps. “[I don’t] even know how to work [Tinder],” she joked. As for Justin’s platinum-blond makeover? “That’s for him. I’ll let him answer all that.” Selena sounds like she’s in a really good place. With a new album, movies and a rumored TV show on the way, 2015 should be her biggest year yet. Listen to the interview after the jump.

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