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Selena Gomez is reportedly “excited” about “The Idol”
July 12, 2023
A new report says so Selena Gomez you find the “extraordinary similarities” between yourself and Lily-Rose DeppThe character in ‘The Idol’ is very ‘creepy’.
The singer is also said to be “pissed off” by the whole thing, and believes her ex-boyfriend The Weeknd, who stars on the show, used her “real pain” for “fun”.
Since its debut, “The Idol” has been criticized for a number of reasons, especially the high level of violence and nudity. It recently ended after airing five episodes, although a decision on a second season has yet to be made.
Read on to learn more.
Selena Gomez is reportedly not happy with “The Idol.”
Based on Daily Mail, Gomez isn’t happy about the striking similarities between “The Idol’s” Joycelyn and herself.
The singer reportedly believes that her ex-boyfriend The Weeknd, who served as a co-producer on the show, used her personal struggles as inspiration to create the character.
“The similarities between Selena and Jocelyn’s lives are just amazing,” a source told the publication. “Because (she) actually dated The Weeknd, it’s even creepier for her.”
The source added: “Her real pain has been used for entertainment and it really upsets her.”
Gomez and The Weeknd, aka Abel Tesfaye, dated for ten months in 2017. Their divorce was said to be due to their busy schedules, which prevented their relationship from flourishing.
Their split is believed to have been amicable, and it apparently left “everyone” on Gomez’s team “shocked” by the whole drama. But according to the source, Gomez isn’t letting that get her down.
The source continued, “At the end of the day, Selena is going to do what she always does — step up and move on.”
What are the ‘mysterious similarities’ between Selena Gomez and Jocelyn?
One notable similarity between Gomez and Jocelyn lies in their struggles with mental health. Gomez suffered a mental breakdown in 2016 after being diagnosed with Lupus. Meanwhile, Jocelyn also suffered a mental breakdown after her mother died on the show.
Another interesting aspect of their similarities lies in their shared mannerisms and approach to fan interaction.
Gomez’s signature “blow a kiss” gesture has been captured countless times by paparazzi, similar to how Joycelyn did the same on an episode of “The Idol.”
The duo’s significant commonality is their rise to stardom as child actors turned successful singers. In addition, they both chose the “topless” concept in a music project.
The Weeknd Responds to ‘The Idol’ Criticism
While The Weeknd has yet to address ex Gomez’s claims, he has previously spoken about not being worried about the negative reviews he’s received from viewers and other critics.
In an interview Speciesshared that every concept seen on the show was carefully planned from the beginning.
“We’re playing with genres with this show, we’re doing exactly what we wanted to do,” the “Star Boy” singer said. he added “And that’s no surprise.”
The Weekend starred in The Idol as nightclub owner Tedros, who works as the manager of Jocelyn, played by Depp.
The duo’s complicated relationship was one of the highlights of the show, further fueling speculation about Gomez and Jocelyn’s similarities.
“The Idol” was slammed by critics
The movie “The Idol” received a lot of criticism shortly after it was released at the Cannes Film Festival.
Criticism grew with each new episode as fans pointed out several details they found wrong with the show.
One includes The Weeknd being scolded for the vulgar nature of the character he portrays and Depp being called out for Jocelyn’s “bareness” in most scenes.
The showrunners also received their share of negative comments, as fans criticized them for including a line in one episode that included a darkly comic reference to the horrors of Jeffrey Epstein’s private island.
Until then, no decision has been made about renewing the show for a second season.