20 songs that were inspired by famous people

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Selena Gomez – “The Heart Wants What It Wants”

It is actually no secret that Selena Gomez’s “The Heart Wants What it Wants” is about Justin Bieber. In fact, not only has the singer confirmed it, but she even talked about Bieber’s reaction to the piece and how he approved of certain things that she did with the video as well.

Over the years it feels like Selena Gomez was synonymous with Justin Bieber. The two had a relationship that was on-again, off-again, with the two never really being able to make things work. After one more go of it the two broke up for good, as now Bieber is married to Hailey Baldwin

However, before their relationship really lost its steam, there was Gomez at the ready with a song that was an answer to the many attacks she felt were coming her way over her decision to date the other singer. Of course the ups and downs in the relationship were also addressed with the lyrics.

Basically, this song was a chance for Gomez to get things off of her chest, and she did jut that. In fact, this is one song that she rarely performs, did not make her tour, and was really only performed once on stage because when she did it was a chance for her to let the world know how she was feeling. As the singer has explained, performing “The Heart Wants What It Wants” is like smelling something that brings you back to a memory best left in the past.

We can’t blame her for not wanting to relive painful moments. Having this song out there is a reminder for all of us that at one point Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber were a thing, even if they have both moved on now.