Selena Gomez in her new track “Lose You to Love Me,” gave fans an emotional glimpse at what she went through last year and now she reclaimed herself. For the past few days, Selena had been sharing some of her childhood photos with cryptic captions, teasing her music. And now that the song is out, fans cannot help but think it is about Justin Bieber.
Selena’s new music features a black and white video that seems unsettling and heartbreaking. She being by singing how she fell for the promises her former lover made and how she chose to put him before herself. Even though she saw the signs she chose to ignore it. She sang, “We’d always go into it blindly/ I needed to lose you to find me. This cancer was killing me softly/I needed to hate you to love me. And now the chapter is closed and done/And now it’s goodbye, it’s goodbye for us.”
Another line from the song that proves Selena is singing about Justin, “In two months you replaced us/ Like it was easy/ Made me think I deserved it, in the thick of healing.” The two months that Selena is singing about is how Justin and Selena who broke up in April, Justin in June was seen on his first date with Hailey Bieber and by July they were reportedly engaged.
Before Selena released “Lose You to Love Me,” she revealed how the song was inspired by various events in her life. She said, “This song was inspired by many things that have happened in my life since releasing my last album. I want people to feel hope and to know you will come out the other side stronger and a better version of yourself.”