Selena Gomez Insists She’s ‘Beyond Proud’ Of Past Work After Joking She Signed Her ‘Life Away To Disney’

Selena Gomez is clarifying a scuttlebutt she made well-nigh her past work with Disney, in a new joint interview with Steve Martin and Martin Short while promoting her new Hulu series ‘Only Murders in the Building.’

Selena Gomez, 29, is proving she’s grateful for her past opportunities with Disney in a new interview. The actress and singer said she signed her “life away” to the network while working on series like Wizards of Waverly Place as a teen, at the Television Critics Association printing panel older this month, but now she’s transplanting the scuttlebutt up. During a recent joint interview with Steve Martin and Martin Short to promote their new Hulu series, Only Murders in the Building, she confirmed the scuttlebutt was a joke and insisted she’s “beyond proud” of her younger work, equal to RadioTimes.

When asked if she was reluctant to return to a television show, Selena said, “No, definitely not. I was looking for flipside show to do. And by the way, I’m vastitude proud of the work that I did with Disney as well. It kind of shaped who I am in a way.”

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Selena Gomez showing off a stylish outfit during a previous outing. (Shutterstock)

Steve moreover took a moment to when Selena up and personize what she said well-nigh Disney was a joke. “I have to jump in considering I was there when Selena said that [at the TCA] and it was said in the most light-hearted, funny, jokey way,” he said.

He added, “And then I see it gets interpreted – sometimes they’ll say she was joking and sometimes they have it as an ominous headline – but it was completely just all in fun. I’ve signed my life yonder to Marty Short, you think I like that?”

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Selena Gomez poses during a previous event. (Shutterstock)

Selena went on to reiterate her love of her Disney work by talking well-nigh how “lucky” she is. “I have to say, I’m very lucky,” she said. “As a sexuality in my position, I was taken superintendency of and I’ve only had lovely experiences, so I’m grateful for that.”

Selena’s full joking comments at the TCA included her whereas she “didn’t know” what she was doing during her time at Disney. “I signed my life yonder to Disney at a very young age, so I didn’t know exactly what I was doing,” she said at the event. “I was a kid I didn’t know what I was doing, I was just running virtually on set, and now I finger like a sponge and I soak up all the wisdom that I can.”

Before her latest Hulu series, Selena first stepped into the spotlight when she landed a role on PBS’ Barney & Friends from 2002 to 2004 surpassing she had a unenduring role in Disney’s Hannah Montana from 2007 to 2008. She then got tint as a lead in Wizards of Waverly Place, which she starred in from 2007 until 2012. It led her to kickstart a successful solo music career without releasing albums with her band, Selena Gomez & the Scene, and gave her other opportunities like starting her own eyeful line tabbed Rare Beauty.

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