Selena Gomez: I need to rethink some areas of my life


Pop star Selena Gomez has admitted feeling "extremely unauthentic" and "unconnected" to her music.

The 24-year-old US singer said she needed to "rethink some areas of my life" in a message posted on Instagram after she performed to thousands of fans in Jakarta, Indonesia.

She wrote: "Tonight I felt extremely unauthentic, unconnected to both myself and my music.

"I've never really felt like my materials, wardrobe or a video could define me. I act on a moment and fear something that hasn't happened.

"I'm stagnant, I stay still and don't just sit with myself first and ask, 'Is this where I am, wholeheartedly?'

"I've always told the truth. I'm always true to my word, I've shown who I am but I need to rethink some areas of my life creatively and personally. Had to get that out."

Selena Gomez with Justin Bieber in 2011
Selena Gomez with Justin Bieber in 2011 (Chris Pizzello/AP)

Selena, a former Disney child star who once famously dated Justin Bieber, posted the message a day after celebrating her 24th birthday.

In the picture caption, she added: "Not being negative about anything I've done. I'm grateful for every single moment I get here -Indonesia you were LOUD and clearly inspiring. Love you so much."

Selena has scored two top 10 hits in the UK - Naturally in 2010 and Come And Get It in 2013.