Selena Gomez is a well-known American singer, actress, producer, and businesswoman. She started her career in the entertainment industry as a child actor. Gomez has been part of many shows as she rose to fame during her teen years. The actress has also tried her hands in the music industry and managed to shine in it.
The Calm Down singer is incredibly talented. Even her singing career has been nothing but amazing. Gomez is constantly in the spotlight due to her success, however this time, the 31-year-old has become a meme that’s doing rounds on the internet. Selena Gomez attended the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards, and her reaction to Chris Brown’s VMA nomination caught fans’ attention.
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Selena Gomez addresses her sour reaction to Chris Brown’s VMA nomination
The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards were held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on September 12, 2023. It celebrated the 50th anniversary of hip-hop and awarded many famous personalities from the industry. However, who caught all the attention of fans was Selena Gomez.
The 31-year-old landed a leading role in several widely shared memes during the night’s 2023 MTV VMAs broadcast. She later made rounds on the internet as it was buzzing with her sour face. The actress did become one of the biggest memes of the night. When cameras captured the Only Murders in the Building star making a sour face as the nominees for best R&B were announced, especially when Chris Brown‘s name came.
Chloe Bailey and Brown’s How Does It Feel from the Chloe x Halle singer’s debut solo album In Pieces cut in the category, and as a clip of the pair’s music video rolled Brown’s name was announced. The Calm Down singer was seen scrunching up her face at his name before grinning and applauding for the other artists in the category.
As the internet started buzzing with the Single Soon performer’s reaction, she immediately took to her Instagram and vowed to avoid internet foolishness in the future. She wrote on her Instagram story,
“I will never be a meme again. I’d rather sit still than be dragged for being myself. Much love.”
Selena Gomez’s on-camera response to the singer’s name is probably due to the R&B singer’s 2009 attack on his then-girlfriend Rihanna before that year’s Grammy Awards. Brown was given five years of probation and domestic violence counseling after entering a guilty plea to a crime.
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Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift’s reunited at the 2023 MTV VMAs
Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift at the 2023 MTV VMAs
Everyone knows Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift are best friends in the industry. The duo shares a pure bond of friendship and has managed to showcase it every time. Gomez and Swift reunited at the 2023 MTV VMAs and showed the world how strong their friendship is.
Both the BFFs were seated far away but still managed to cheer for each other while collecting awards. Later, the singers were captured giving hugs to each other backstage.
During the ceremony, the Love Story singer took home numerous awards, including Song of the Year, Pop Video, and Best Direction, for her song Anti-Hero. The 31-year-old also received an award for Best Afrobeat for her collaboration with Rema on the song Calm Down. When the actress’ name was announced as the winner, Swift was caught on camera jumping up and down and cheering for her best friend from the audience.