Selena Gomez Reacts To Claims She Snubbed Francia Raisa In Favor Of Taylor Swift

Selena Gomez is talking out after her feedback about her friendship with Taylor Swift sparked an unlikely debate on social media.

Talking to Rolling Stone in an interview revealed final week, Gomez described Swift as her “only friend in the industry,” including: “I never fit in with a cool group of girls that were celebrities.”

On Saturday, E! Information shared Gomez’s quote on Instagram, together with a sequence of throwback photographs that confirmed the pair collectively onstage, on the seaside and on the 2016 Grammy Awards. Amongst these to touch upon the publish was actor Francia Raísa, who has been buddies with the actor and singer for greater than a decade.

“Interesting,” wrote Raísa, finest recognized for her TV roles on “The Secret Life of an American Teenager” and “Grown-ish.”

Although she has since deleted the remark, it was captured for posterity on Twitter by Pop Crave, a star information account.

A day after the E! Information publish, TikTookay consumer Stephanie Tleiji shared a video recapping what many interpreted as a snub.

In the clip, Tleiji additionally famous that Raísa had unfollowed Gomez on Instagram and was absent from the brand new documentary “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me.”

Gomez responded to the allegations within the feedback of the video, writing: “Sorry I didn’t mention every person I know.”

The social media discourse comes about 5 years after Raísa donated one in all her kidneys to Gomez, who required a transplant within the wake of being identified with lupus, an autoimmune illness.

“There aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa,” Gomez wrote on Instagram in 2017. “She gave me the ultimate gift and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me. I am incredibly blessed. I love you so much sis.”

Whereas the standing of her friendship with Raísa stays to be clarified, Gomez is at present having fun with a wave of crucial reward for “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,” which premiered on AppleTV+ final week.

The New York Occasions known as the documentary “an honest portrait of stardom,” whereas Selection praised its “smart” dealing with of psychological well being points.

Selena Gomez (left) with Francia Raisa in 2017.

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