Selena Gomez gives blunt response to rumours her new song ‘Single Soon’ is about The Weeknd

Selena Gomez has shut down rumours that her new song is about her ex-boyfriend The Weeknd.

Gomez, 31, launched her new observe “Single Quickly” on Friday (26 August).

Co-produced by Benny Blanco and Cashmere Cat, the sultry dance song has been successful amongst followers – and Gomez’s well-known associates, together with Taylor Swift who mentioned she will likely be “dancing to this ceaselessly”.

Inside hours of the song being launched, nonetheless, followers speculated that “Single Quickly” was written about The Weeknd – aka Abel Tesfaye – whom Gomez beforehand dated in 2017.

On Sunday (27 August), the Selena + Chef star spoke out in opposition to the hypothesis, calling it “false”.

Gomez commented on a put up from the Instagram account “Hollywood Life”, which acknowledged that “followers imagine that [the song] is about her romance with The Weeknd”.

“Couldn’t be extra false,” the singer wrote in response.

Gomez and Tesfaye started courting in January 2021, making their purple carpet debut on the Met Gala in Might 2017. Solely months later, nonetheless, the couple cut up up however remained on good phrases.

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In November 2017, Gomez instructed Billboard that they had been ready to stay “finest associates” regardless of ending their romantic relationship.

“I really have by no means skilled something like that in my life,” she mentioned on the time. “We ended it as finest associates, and it was genuinely about encouraging and caring [for each other], and that was fairly outstanding for me.”

Since its launch, “Single Quickly” has been praised by followers. It is possible that the observe will enter the Scorching 100 within the subsequent week or so.


Responding to studies that it is speculated to enter the Prime 20, Gomez wrote on X: “Broke my hand and had surgical procedure. I don’t care about promoting something. I’m simply joyful to make music with my associates.”

The lyrics of the song see Gomez deliberating how to break up with her boyfriend and desires of all of the enjoyable actions she’s going to rise up to as soon as she is single post-breakup.

“Ought to I do it on the cellphone?” she sings. “Ought to I depart a little bit observe/ Within the pocket of his coat? (Yeah)/ Possibly I’ll simply disappear/ I don’t wanna see a tear/ And the weekend’s virtually right here.”

Writing on Instagram, the Uncommon Magnificence founder mentioned that the song is a “playful anthem about being comfy in your pores and skin and loving your personal firm”.

Gomez’s shut pal, Swift, was amongst these to congratulate her on the new single.

“When your bestie is the bestest,” the “Communicate Now” singer wrote on her Instagram Story on Saturday (26 August). “Will probably be dancing to this ceaselessly methinks.”

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