Selena Gomez is getting through this coronavirus pandemic by doing the one thing that’s been keeping many people entertained — listening to music.
While self-quarantining, the singer has been jamming out to a few of her favorite hits, and a song from her ex-boyfriend The Weeknd’s new album happens to be included on her go-to playlist.
A look back at Gomez and The Weeknd’s dating history
Gomez and The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, dated for ten months starting back in 2016.
Shortly after the “Can’t Feel My Face” crooner called it quits from longtime girlfriend, Bella Hadid, he and the actress began sparking romance rumors after being spotted packing on the PDA outside Giorgio Baldi restaurant in Santa Monica.
The pair made their relationship Instagram official in April 2017 after attending Coachella Music Festival together.
The following month, Gomez and the Weeknd made their red carpet debut as a couple during that year’s Met Gala, where they didn’t even try to hide their affection for each other while posing for photos.
Though their relationship appeared to be going strong, the singers ended up calling it quits later that year due to The Weeknd’s touring schedule.
“Selena and Abel both agreed that this relationship wasn’t going to work due to his busy schedule, but Selena was the one who wanted to end it,” a source told E! News around the time of the couple’s split. “She didn’t feel secure while he was away, and the schedule conflicts got very exhausting for her.”
But despite going their separate ways, Gomez and The Weeknd remained friends and are still cordial with one another today.
Gomez is a fans of her ex’s new music
On Mar. 30, the “Love You To Lose Me” singer took to Instagram to share her music recommendations while self-quarantining amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
While Gomez isn’t the first celebrity to share her self-isolation activities with fans, her music suggestions sent many into a frenzy when she mentioned she’s been passing the time listening to The Weeknd’s track ‘Snowchild.’
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Trying to take a cute/serious pic of me cooking but then felt embarrassed so I’m using the candid where I look so happy but I really feel kinda cheesy. ? Anyway, I shared a few lists in my stories of things I’m watching, listening to and reading to keep me positive and help pass the time. Hope it helps you ? For music: “If the World Was Ending” – JP Saxe & Julia Michaels “You Say” – Lauren Daigle “Snowchild” – The Weeknd “The Blessing” – Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes & Elevation Worship “The Box” – Roddy Rich For movies: Invisible Man Jennifer’s Body American Hustle Uncut Gems Clueless Sugar and Spice After the Wedding Zodiac Election Flirting with Disaster For shows: The Morning Show Good Girls The Servant SNL (re-runs) The Mind Explained For books: “Becoming” – Michelle Obama “The Undocumented Americans” – Karla Cornejo Villavicencio “Signs” – Laura Lynne Jackson For podcasts: On Purpose with Jay Shetty Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me A New Earth – Oprah & Eckhart Tolle Get Sleepy For accounts to follow: @tinykitchentm @jessicayellin @selenagomez.doll @chloeiscrazy @nostalgia.video
In addition to her ex’s song, Gomez playlist also includes JP Saxe and Julia Michaels’ “If the World Was Ending,” Lauren Daigle’s “You Say,” Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes and Elevation Worship’s “The Blessing” and Roddy Rich’s “The Box.”
According to Us Weekly insiders, Gomez a big fan of her ex-boyfriend’s new album, After Hours, and has no “negative feelings toward him.”
The source added that the singer “also likes” Justin Bieber’s music, despite their tumultuous past.
While she isn’t super close to either one of her exes, Gomez still respects their artistry and is a fan of things that “keep her positive and help pass the time.”
In her post, Gomez also shared her movie recommendations, which included Invisible Man, Uncut Gems and Zodiac, and TV shows such as Good Girls, The Morning Show, and re-runs of Saturday Night Live.
She even listed a few books that have made social distancing a breeze for her. The novels include Becoming by Michelle Obama and The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio.
So if you find yourself running out of things to do during this coronavirus pandemic, The Disney Channel alum has you covered.
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