Selena Gomez has severely attacked the administration of Donald Trump for the treatment children are receiving at the border of the United States and Mexico, which the artist describes as ‘animalist’.
Selena Gomez is one of the artists who are taking advantage of her popularity and influence to strongly criticize the actions of the Donald Trump government, especially in the field of immigration.
The singer has talked about it again in an interview for Dazed, where she describes as “animalistic” the treatment that all people receive, and especially children, on the United States border with Mexico: “I can’t even imagine what these children are going away separated from their families. It is something that will traumatize them for the rest of their lives. And it is simply animalistic, ” She says.
Selena Gomez, of Mexican origin, has always talked about her origins and claimed Latin culture: “I always talk a lot about my past, talking about immigration, if my grandparents had to cross the border illegally, I probably wouldn’t have been born,” she explains. to the aforementioned medium.
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Last October the documentary ‘Living Undocumented’ released on Netflix, of which Selena Gomez is the executive producer. This documentary shows 8 families who let themselves be recorded while at risk of deportation.
“I wanted to produce this series because, in recent years, the word” immigrant “has apparently become a negative word, “ and adds. “My hope is that the series can shed light on what it is like to live in this country as a first-degree undocumented immigrant. hand, of the brave people who have chosen to share their stories. ”