A new Selena Gomez track has leaked online ahead of the release of her new album.
The song is called “Rule The World.”
As is typical with most pop starlets, it’s relationship-centric and talks about the breakdown of a hypothetical couple.
A sample of the lyrics include: “Our love was made to rule the world/ You came and broke the perfect girl/ Our love was made to rule the world/ You left me wanting what we were.”
The question many are asking is: are the lyrics clues to what went on between Gomez, 20, and her ex-boyfriend — Justin Bieber, 19, when they were still an item.
The former Wizards of Wavery Place alum and Bieber called time on their two year on-off relationship just before New Year, in what was widely reportedly as a final split.
Less than three weeks after the couple went their separate ways Gomez sang a rendition of Justin Timberlake’s “Cry Me A River” at a concert for UNICEF.
At the event, Gomez introduced the song to the crowd, saying: “I’ve been through a lot the past few months. It’s been weird and sad and cool,” before adding, “this song definitely speaks to me.”
A source at the concert reportedly said Gomez “seemed so angry” during her performance.
More recently, the singer and actress appeared in a YouTube video dancing to a song by Dustin Tavella — “Everybody Knows” — which has a hook of “Your boyfriend is a douchebag/ And everybody knows. “
Unsurprisingly, many thought it was a dig at Bieber who has quite a lot on his plate at the moment.
Gomez also hit the headlines this week when a British tabloid claimed Bieber’s mother wants her once possibly prospective daughter-in-law to reunite with her son. According to the Daily Mirror, Pattie Mallete is working with Sccoter Braun (Bieber’s manager) to get the pair together.
A source reportedly said Patti considers Selena as a “superb, calming influence on Justin,” adding that,“Patti has been instrumental in trying to reunite the pair.”
However, given that Bieber’s mom tweeted a message just two days ago, saying “Crazy rumors, fake fights fake ‘sources.’ Don’t believe most of what u hear / read,” that source is probably best left unquoted.
Gomez, who stars in the soon-to-be-released Spring Breakers, in which she plays one of four co-eds who robs a restaurant to pay for their spring break, recently said of her new album, “I’m a little bit more mouthy [now], I’m a little bit older. I’ve got a little more sass. [I’m] telling a lot more, too.”
So who knows, maybe “Rule The World” is about Gomez and Justin Bieber. Tell us what you think.