Selena Gomez has talked on several occasions about her roots and how pleased she intends to belong to some Mexican-American family, which has even led her to take part in political activism in favor and defense of migrants residing in the United States, her country of origin.
In a recent interview with Vogue México, the actress from “The Wizards of Waverly Place “Selena Gómez, commented that her grandparents, who are of Mexican origin, reside with her and that’s the reason why the family is what for the singer of “Unusual, “Which makes her feel proud of her roots and show them off at all times.
Though Selena Gomez She had been born in Texas, United States, and doesn’t speak Spanish, she is always proud of her grandparents’ trip and Guadalajara to Texas, looking for another life, and their sacrifices also have taken her to where she remains now.
That’s why Selena Gomez’s repertoire of musical compositions locate the tune “A Year Without Rain,” Which will be in both English and Spanish, and for today is the only song he has played in the language of his grandparents.
Therefore, Selena Gomez, He’s undaunted in pointing out that his grandparents are immigrants who arrived into the U.S, ” a story shared by several in the neighboring state, especially following the immigration policies that exist in the USA.
And it is that, according to the personal Selena Gomez, her grandparents and her aunt entered the United States illegally, at the rear of a truck, therefore throughout the renewal of the existence of our northern neighbor, we saw her busy on her social networks promoting the vote for Joe Biden and much less strict migration policies.
Your name along with your connection to Mexico
In an interview that Selena Gómez provided for the streaming stage Netflix, she pointed out her parents had picked her name in honor of their late Selena Quintanilla, which also came from a Mexican immigrant family and became an icon of Latin music in all of the world.
And although Selena Gómez isn’t a Latin music singer, we cannot deny the success she’s had not just as a singer, but also as a celebrity, now as a businesswoman after she launched her cosmetics line “Rare Beauty,” and even as a producer, with his series 13 Reasons Why.
Without a doubt, her family history has greatly influenced Selena Gómez, since she has not just spoken out in favor of the rights of Latino migrants but has also lent her platforms to provide a voice to Afro-descendants and thus seek better living conditions for those who arrived and come out of immigrants.