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    Selena Gomez Explained The Meaning Behind Her New Rose Tattoo And Its "Significance" To Cara Delevingne

    "I've always wanted a rose and now I got one."

    ICYMI: Selena Gomez got a new tattoo.

    Selena poses for a picture at a step-and-repeat
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    Tattoo artist Keith Scott "Bang Bang" McCurdy shared an image of the new ink on IG — specifically, a pink rose with a dripping stem on Selena's back.

    Gomez was asked about the latest tat on Live With Kelly and Ryan, and she was more than eager to share its meaning.

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    It turns out that the tattoo has a special meaning for Gomez's friendship with Cara Delevingne — who recently got a nearly identical watercolor tattoo from McCurdy on her rib cage.

    "She calls me Rosebud, so it's a nickname," she explained. "And I've always wanted a rose and now I got one, and I love it."

    Gomez looks in the distance
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    It makes sense, considering that Selena also explained that she has "multiple" tattoos cementing her relationships with "people who've left a significant mark on my life."

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    Watch the entire interview here.