Selena Gomez Just Got a Neck Tattoo

Selena Gomez just got a neck tattoo of her new album name "Rare"—check out the pics here.

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Selena Gomez just added to her growing collection of body ink (opens in new tab) by getting a neck tattoo that reads "Rare (opens in new tab)." Gomez debuted the tattoo on Instagram in the wee hours of Thursday morning, and it's clearly a shout-out to her new album, also named Rare. Swipe right on the below 'gram to see an up-close shot of it.

Gomez recently opened up about her album in an interview with Apple Music (opens in new tab), and low-key admitted that some of the songs were inspired by her relationship with Justin Bieber (opens in new tab)."It wasn't in a vindictive way, it was simply like, okay, I actually have my part to say. People will ultimately know where the inspiration came from."

She added that dating in the spotlight changes things. "It is so cliché, it's just, everyone dates everyone. It always seems to be within a little bubble. And it's because it's safe, right? It's wanting someone to understand what you're going through or you're almost wanting a counterpart of creativity as well...But the problem with that is that you end up, whether you admit it or not, you're having a relationship for people, and not even for yourself. You just need to decide, within our world, if it's for you or is it for show?"

Just last week, Gomez unveiled her new tattoo of numerals (it's at the top left in the above shot), which symbolize the day she got her kidney transplant from her friend Francia Raisa.

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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.