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Selena Gomez: 'I Get Picked On by Grown Adults All the Time'

Selena Gomez, 2014.
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Selena Gomez attends the Screening Of Samuel Goldwyn Films' "Rudderless" at the Vista Theatre on October 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. 

Selena Gomez is being honest about some of the tougher parts that come with being uber-famous, particularly from such a young age.

Chief among them? "I get picked on by grown adults all the time," Gomez told E!. "It’s grown-ups, and I don’t get it. It just baffles me. I wish I could just sit them down and say, 'What were you doing at 15? What were you doing at 18? What were you doing at 21?' Because I can guarantee you it's not half of what I've done.'"

She says that being so active on social media means that anonymous meanies are only a click away, which can make it feel extra personal. "Trust me, it's hard," she said. "I've had my moments where I've let them get to me, but I refuse to let them win."

On a lighter note, Gomez says Scandal is occupying her time these days. "I'm a newbie," she said. "I'm at the beginning of season 2…It's also empowering for me because I just want to do all of that. I just want to be that and I know a lot of girls feel that way. The way she's just on it is really inspiring."

Many of Gomez's fans would say the same thing about her. 


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