The two pop stars recently joined forces with the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Pink, Gwen Stefani, and Mary J. Blige for charity track Hands, which was released earlier this month (Jul16) to raise funds for those affected by the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in June (16). Selena made reference to the star-studded collaboration in a Snap chat video on Tuesday (19Jul16), telling fans, “Well babe, technically I have done a duet with Britney. (It’s) called Hands, buy it.”
The clip was later shared on Twitter on a Selena Gomez fan account, and it caught the eye of Britney Spears herself on Thursday (21Jul16), who decided to propose the idea of actually hitting the studio together in the near future. “Technically, yes,” the Toxic hit maker responded to Selena, before adding, “But when are we working on our actual duet @selenagomez?” The tweet sent fans into a frenzy, and while the Come and Get It singer has yet to publicly reply to Britney’s invite, she is sure to be excited about the idea of working with her childhood pop idol.
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Selena Gomez has made no secret about her admiration for Spears. In an interview with Marie Claire magazine earlier this year (16), she revealed, “My first concert was Britney Spears. First CD I ever bought as well, …Baby One More Time.” “We were all the way up in the nosebleeds where I was living my life, it was so fun,” the 23-year-old gushed. Hands is not the first time Selena has technically worked with Spears – her 2011 track Whiplash was actually co-written by Britney, but was passed on to Gomez after it failed to make the cut for her 2008 album, Circus.
— Official Selenators (@SelenaFanClub) July 19, 2016
— Britney Spears (@britneyspears) July 21, 2016