Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television producer. After appearing on the children's series Barney & Friends (2002–2004), she received wider recognition for her portrayal of Alex Russo on the Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel television series Wizards of Waverly Place, which aired from 2007 until 2012.
Gomez also starred in the films Another Cinderella Story (2008), Princess Protection Program (2009), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009), Ramona and Beezus (2010), and Monte Carlo (2011). Thereafter, she focused on more mature roles in Spring Breakers (2012), Getaway (2013), The Fundamentals of Caring (2016), and The Dead Don't Die (2019). She voices the character of Mavis in the Hotel Transylvania film franchise, and serves as an executive producer of the Netflix television drama series 13 Reasons Why (2017–present) and the Netflix documentary series Living Undocumented (2019).
Serena Williams is as much of a role model off the court as she is on it. The 40-year-old athlete recently sat down for a conversation with Selena Gomez where she spoke openly about her mental health and how she learned years ago that it's healthy for her to have boundaries.«Mental fitness for me is just really learning to shut down,» Williams said in the interview for Gomez's mental health platform, Wondermind,. «And you know I did this years ago, before even mental health was a topic among everyone's mind.
It was more just like, alright, I'm shutting myself down today. Just subconsciously, it was something I've always done.»«And so now that I know that it's so important to just put yourself first, especially mentally, I always have shut down moments.
I have serious boundaries and I don't let anyone cross those boundaries,» the tennis pro continued. «For me, it's so important to make sure, every day, I have a period of, like -- it's so bad, because I really don't do anything for me, I'm terrible at that.Read more on etonline.com