Selena Gomez Talks About Those Cara Delevingne Hookup Rumors

"She's incredible and very open, and she just makes me open."

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Selena Gomez is no stranger to a crazy tabloid story—"What have I not read about myself at this point?!" she tells PrideSource.com (opens in new tab). "My gosh. I think I've been pregnant 15 times!" But last year, she found herself the subject of an unexpected romance rumor after tabloids posted photos of her and Cara Delevingne (opens in new tab) getting handsy (and maybe appearing to kiss) in bathing suits. And she was into it.

"Honestly, I loved it," she told the outlet. "I didn't mind it. Especially because they weren't talking about other people in my life for once, which was wonderful. Honestly, though, [Cara]'s incredible and very open, and she just makes me open. She's so fun and she's just extremely adventurous, and sometimes I just want that in my life, so I didn't mind it. I loved it."

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Gomez says she has questioned her sexuality at points. "Oh, I think everybody does, no matter who they are. I do, yeah, of course. Absolutely. I think it's healthy to gain a perspective on who you are deep down, question yourself and challenge yourself; it's important to do that."

She has a "long list" of dream onscreen lady love interests, starting with Suki Waterhouse. But these days, she owes much of her real love-life activity to her gay guy friends. "Part of the reason I probably went out on a few dates is because of them. They're just like, 'Go! Go!' I'm like, 'No!' They're all about it, for sure." They double as her matchmakers: "Whoever I'm with or like or don't like, they're all about dissecting it and putting me with other people."

So, guys, if you want to get with Selena Gomez, you've really got to get with her friends (opens in new tab).

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