Selena Gomez Doesn’t ‘Give a F–k’ That She Didn’t Have a Normal Childhood

Selena Gomez
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Selena Gomez doesn’t regret not having a normal childhood. In fact, the “Hands to Myself” singer simply doesn’t care she had an unusual childhood.

During a candid interview with GQ, Gomez, now 23, recalled growing up in the spotlight as a child star.

“I didn’t have an opportunity to figure out my life without people having an opinion every step of the way,” the Barney and Friends alum explained.

That said, Gomez isn’t looking for any pity or making excuses.

Selena Gomez
Gomez in Barney and Friends. Everett Collection

“I chose this,” she added. “So I’m not gonna sit here and say, ‘Oh, my God, poor me, I didn’t have a normal childhood.’ I don’t give a f–k about that.”

The “Revival” songstress, who is currently the most-followed person on Instagram, has clearly grown up. In the upcoming May 2016 issue, Gomez drops F-bombs and poses topless in just a pair of jean shorts.

"It's been such a transitional year for me,” Gomez previously told Into the Gloss in October 2014. “Sometimes, I'll be honest, I don't handle all of this as well as people think, so it's been important to really figure out what makes me feel grounded."

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