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Selena Gomez: Why Being Famous Doesn’t Make Her Happy — Watch

Thu, October 23, 2014 6:03pm EDT by 22 Comments

Selena Gomez is one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, but in an interview on Oct. 22, at We Day in Vancouver the beautiful actress revealed that, ‘when you have all this stuff it doesn’t mean you’re happy.’

Selena Gomez, 22, is speaking out! On Oct. 22, the Rudderless actress spoke about the downside of fame in an interview at We Day in Vancouver, Canada. She revealed that we currently live in a society that is, “a little bit more vain,” but that being able to be involved in an event such as We Day, “is so important.”

Selena Gomez’s We Day Interview

Selena was on hand at We Day to give an extremely emotional and inspirations speech. The beauty sat down for an interview with Canadian entertainment show, ETALK to today’s society and the importance of We Day — which is focused of empowering an entire generation!

Selena revealed, “We also live in a time where everything is a little bit more vain…it’s about paparazzi shots, it’s about social lights, it’s a little bit more about things that are glamorized. And when you have all this stuff it doesn’t mean you’re happy.”

She continued, “I can speak for myself…I’m so blessed. But when I don’t have that to actually give back to help other people…that’s why I love WE day…it isn’t just me, it’s ‘We’ and that’s what I think is so important,” she revealed. “So I hope and I’m glad Jlo is here and everyone got to be a part of this.”

Selena Gomez Mentions Justin Bieber’s BFF On Instagram – Are They Back On?

As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, the young star acted as the host of the event and also gave an incredible speech to the audience. She spoke out about social media and the major impact that it can.

”You are not defined by an Instagram photo by a comment. That does not define you,” she said. “The trick is to focus on the love. Every rude comment, every person that tries to hurt you personally or though the Internet, I want you to forgive them. Just forgive them.”

Justin Bieber Keeps Tabs On Selena Gomez

While Selena is away at We Day Justin Bieber, 20, is keeping tabs on his longtime love with a little help from his friend Alfredo Flores, 26.

As HollywoodLife.com previously reported, “Selena told Justin that she was going to be on that flight with Orlando, and Justin was definitely jealous and upset. But instead of showing that to Selena, he made sure his buddy Alfredo was with her to pretty much watch her and report back to Justin if anything happened,” a source revealed.

What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Do you agree with what Selena is saying? Let us know your thoughts below!

— Caitlin Beck

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