Selena Gomez Compares Her Alleged Feud With Miley Cyrus Over Nick Jonas to Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan

"We both liked the same guy when we were 16," she says

By Francesca Bacardi Feb 03, 2016 3:45 PMTags
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Selena Gomez and Miley Cyrus have long been the subjects of an epic feud, with both stars once longing for Nick Jonas. Basically, they were just two normal girls who had a crush on the same guy; just your average high school drama.

But as former Disney darlings, it made the gossip that much juicier.

Both dated the former Jonas Brothers hunk, which obviously meant that the "Good for You" singer and the "Wrecking Ball" songstress could not have gotten along. But now Selena tells W magazine that there was never a feud. In fact, they both have something in common besides Nick—they both had to drop the Disney persona.

"Every single girl has done it completely differently," Selena tells the magazine when asked to compare her transition to Miley's. "Obviously, she wouldn't want to be doing what I'm doing, and I wouldn't want to be doing what she's doing. But I'm a fan of her music—I don't know if she'd say that about me."

While they might not share the same taste in music, they did share the same taste in guys, but that doesn't mean there was necessarily a fight.

"We never feuded. We both liked the same guy when we were 16. It was just a Hilary DuffLindsay Lohan thing: 'Oh, my God, we like the same boy!' We are now completely settled in our own lives."

The alleged feud did spark Miley's song "7 Things," the lyrics of which take aim at an unnamed ex-boyfriend, but the music video's director, Brett Ratner, dropped a major hint that it was, in fact, Nick.

"The necklace she's wearing in the video is the necklace [the boy] gave her," Ratner told MTV at the time. "She's wearing his diabetes or medical necklace." (Nick has Type 1 diabetes.)

But years later, the Wizards of Waverly Place alum and Hannah Montana star moved on with Justin Bieber and Liam Hemsworth, respectively, proving that Nick is a thing of the 2000s past. That being said, Selena and Justin are also a couple that since has moved on. "I'm so exhausted," she says of her former love. "I honestly am so done. I care about his health and well-being. But I can't do it anymore."

2016: The year Selena puts all the drama behind her.