Olivia Rodrigo’s blowout efficiency at Tuesday evening’s MTV Video Music Awards left lots of people confused.
Midway by means of the 20-year-old starlet’s efficiency, the stage appeared to malfunction, with a lighting rig collapsing from the ceiling and pyrotechnics exploding as Rodrigo was briefly ushered offstage. The malfunction, nevertheless, was intentional, nodding to an identical scene from the singer’s music video for current single “Vampire.”
Nonetheless, the stunt left many within the viewers wanting involved. Followers shortly circulated screenshots and video footage of the response from Selena Gomez, who was noticed widening her eyes and holding one hand over her ear throughout the efficiency.
Now, the Solely Murders within the Constructing star has shut down any hypothesis over her facial features throughout Rodrigo’s efficiency.
Commenting beneath a BuzzFeed Celeb Instagram put up in regards to the incident, Gomez wrote, “I heard a loud noise and it scared me.”
This isn’t the primary time Gomez has spoken up about her facial expressions going viral after the 2023 VMAs.
After the ceremony, the actor wrote on her Instagram Story, “I’ll by no means be a meme once more. I’d quite sit nonetheless than be dragged for being myself. A lot love.”
Underneath one other Instagram put up that featured Gomez’s seemingly disgruntled response to Chris Brown’s nomination being introduced throughout the awards present, she commented, “Who cares lol.”
It was additionally an enormous evening for the Emmy-nominated actor. She and Nigerian singer and rapper Rema took residence the Greatest Afrobeats VMA for his or her collaboration on “Calm Down.” The duo moreover earned nominations within the classes of Music of the 12 months and Greatest Collaboration.
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