The famous Singer Selena Gómez is the protagonist of a new chapter of ‘Artist Spotlight Stories’ a series of special YouTube videos, in which the artists talk about very personal topics.
Right in the Hispanic Heritage Month, the actress recounted the experience of her beloved grandparents, who lived in Monterrey but decided to emigrate to the United States in search of a better quality of life.
“My grandmother cooked and cleaned, and my grandfather worked on construction sites to support the family they formed.“, Gómez narrated.
“My father was a fan of Selena Quintanilla and wanted to name me in his honor, I feel very honored to bear that name“Selena continued.
She also talks about the first time she realized the influence she was having on other young Latinas, whom she inspired, therefore she decided to work every day to become a better person.
“I want to be a voice for those who do not have a voice or who feel they do not have one“, confessed the singer.
Another of the topics he addresses is the launch of his album “Revelación”, which was released in March of this year and has very personal songs in Spanish, honoring his roots.
He will receive the Arts Award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation
It should be noted that the actress who has participated in productions such as “The Wizards of Waverly Place”, “Spring Breakers: Living on the Edge”, “The Big Gamble”Among others, he will receive the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) Arts Award in October during the PBS broadcast of the 33rd awards ceremony.
Selena has also served as an executive producer on the NetfliX series “13 Reasons Why”, a story about bullying and suicide, and “Living Undocumented”, a program that talks about immigrants in the United States.
It has more than 266 million followers on Instagram, and is one of the five most followed celebrities on the internet worldwide.
Without a doubt it is a pride for Mexico, because she is a woman who has proven to be very strong and successful, in addition, she has always said she is proud of her roots, which are part of her and her essence.
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“If I could address the Latino youth community I would tell them be proud of who you are, you are exactly where you need to be, don’t stop trying“, Said the interpreter of” Dance with me “.