Selena Gomez told PEOPLE: ‘It’s helped having Taylor and Vanessa both be older than me. They’ve kind of experienced a little bit more, and at the same time we’re experiencing the exact same things together. It’s nice just to be able to pick up the phone and be like,
‘Ugh, I had this person say this and it’s annoying,’ and have someone understand and really get what you’re going through. I think that’s [our] main connection. I just enjoy having people in the business in my life because it helps.’
On Vanessa Hudgens: ‘I feel like I want to be her. She’s been such an incredible person, and she’s fantastic in [Spring Breakers]. She’s a really good friend.’ On Taylor Swift who she called ‘one of the most inspirational, positive, good-hearted people that I know.’
Selena added a cover of ‘I Knew You Were Trouble': ‘I met [Swift] when she was 18. This is before [Swift’s 2008 album] Fearless came out, and it was absolutely incredible to see someone so successful and so humble. I think she has been a big part of me kind of staying the way I am too.’
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