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    Posted on Jul 28, 2017

    Selena Gomez Just Shared The Meaning Behind Her New "Fetish" Music Video And It Kinda All Makes Sense

    You know, the one where she eats glass???

    I think we can all agree that Selena Gomez's new music video for "Fetish" is interesting to say the least.

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    In the video, which was released on Tuesday, Selena eats glass, soap, and lipstick. Interesting!

    So many questions. Well, in a recent interview with Dazed, the singer sat down with her BFF and collaborator, Petra Collins, and spilled some deets.

    On the scene where she eats a bunch of weird things and goes kinda cray:

    The kitchen scene was so liberating, to lose control of my body and lose sight of myself. I felt great and I felt like tomatoes, eggs and dirt and it was amazing, but seriously? I love that. It felt so good. I remember being a little nervous, and when shit hit the wall – I just lost it and left myself in that scene. It was so cool.

    On collaborating with Petra:

    I remember the moment I wanted you [Petra] to do the visuals for this record. I was on a plane to New York scrolling through your Instagram because I’ve followed you for so long and I always just love to look at your pictures when I’m bored.

    I had a coffee and I said to my manager, "Look, I literally want her to do the visuals for ALL MY MUSIC. I LOVE HER! She’s so amazing!" As soon as I landed, I sent you "Bad Liar" and "Fetish" and you responded to "Fetish" the most.

    On her personality behind closed doors:

    Um, I’m not saying I’ve ever done something similar to the kitchen scene in real life, but I can say right now, I do weird shit all the time when I’m alone in my house.

    On the outdoor scene:

    Look, I can tell you that neighborhood in the video looks exactly like the one I grew up in. I always felt like where I lived looked at the surface very innocent but I knew exactly what was going on behind each of the houses and (understood) that feeling of being isolated. I get it. There’s a reason there is no-one else on the street in the video.

    On ~feelings~:

    I’m such a cancer, I’m sensitive as fuuuuuck. I feel everything so intensely, which is one of my favorite things about myself. Feeling is something I love.

    And finally, on releasing her inner-Selena:

    With the way I grew up, I always felt like there was something inside of me that hadn’t been accessed. I hadn’t had the opportunity or confidence to find it. For so long I felt like I (wasn’t able) to do something like this, not because I don’t want to but because I lack that confidence.


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