Hollywood actress, Selena Gomez opens up about her love for Nigerian artiste and Afrobeats superstar, Rema.
The singer/actress confessed to being a fan of the Afro-pop star prior to their collaboration on the ‘Calm Down’ remix single.
The 32-year-old disclosed in the VA 100 New York Podcast that the idea for the ‘Calm Down’ remix was solely the Afrobeats star’s idea, revealing Rema was the one that reached out for the collaboration.
However, Selena Gomez revealed she had fallen in love with Rema’s single, ‘Runaway’ before the superstar had reached out for the remix of ‘Calm Down’.
Selena Gomez said in the podcast;
“I actually fell in love with the song ‘Runaway’ before I fell in love with ‘Calm down.’ I literally was a fan of his. But it [remixing ‘Calm Down’] was all like kind of his idea.
The actress also opened up about her fascination with the artiste’s humble demeanor, revealing she was impressed at how grateful he took every moment.
“When I met him, I honestly was so impressed by his demeanour, how humble and how grateful he is for every moment. And, I just couldn’t pick someone else who deserves all this success in the world.
“He is so kind. I don’t know, I just wanna like take care of him [laughs].”