American singer, Selena Gomez has disclosed that she had been a huge fan of Nigerian Afrobeats star, Rema before their collaboration on ‘Calm Down’ remix.
She said she first fell in love with Rema’s song, ‘Runaway,’ before he contacted her for a remix of ‘Calm Down.’
Gomez said she accepted to work with Rema because she loves his demeanor, stressing that she “just wanna take care of him.”
The 32-year-old superstar disclosed this while appearing in the latest episode of the VA 100 New York Podcast.
She said, “I actually fell in love with the song ‘Runaway’ before I fell in love with ‘Calm down.’ I literally was a fan of his. But it [remixing ‘Calm Down’] was all like kind of his idea.
“When I met him, I honestly was so impressed by his demeanor, how humble and how grateful he is for every moment. And, I just couldn’t pick someone else who deserves all this success in the world. He is so kind. I don’t know, I just wanna like take care of him [laughs].”