“At first I couldn’t handle it that well.”
Do you remember the first time we learned of the coronavirus pandemic? Everyone was scared and it didn’t help that we had to start socializing and go into quarantine for months.
Well, in a new interview, Selena Gomez recalled those early days of COVID-19 and how difficult it was for her.
“At first I couldn’t handle it that well. I kind of fell into a depression, ”she revealed to Vivek Murthy, former US Surgeon General, in a recent conversation on her Rare Beauty Instagram page.
But even though the “Kill Em With Kindness” singer was locked in the house, she says it really boosted her creativity.
“I started to walk into a place where I was really writing and being active,” she says. “And then, I guess it just forced me to have that time.”
This time, Selena wrote one of the best songs on the Billboard Hot 100 charts right now with Blackpink: “Ice Cream”.
Still, the difficulty and isolation of social distancing is fresh to her mind.
It’s no secret that Selena loves her fans. As she quarantined herself at home, she launched her own cooking show called Selena + Chef so her followers could keep busy while they stayed at home.
Thanks to her friends and family, and finding new ways to stay busy, quarantine just got easier for her.
“I got away with the right people, doing the right things and taking the right steps not to drive myself crazy,” she explained.
Luckily Selena is much better now and she continues to work on new music every day!
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