(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for MTV/AP Images) Selena Gomez IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MTV – Singer Selena Gomez perform onstage at the MTV Movie Awards in Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Culver City, Calif., on Sunday April 14, 2013. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for MTV/AP Images) MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 – Show BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND – NOVEMBER 06: MTV Europe Music Awards Hostess Selena Gomez performs onstage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 live show at at the Odyssey Arena on November 6, 2011 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images) 2011 People’s Choice Awards – Show LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 05: Singer Selena Gomez onstage during the 2011 People’s Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for PCA) Selena Gomez U.S. pop singer Selena Gomez, center, performs during a concert in Montevideo, Uruguay, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico) Selena Gomez Performs At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 10: Singer Selena Gomez performs at the Mandalay Bay Events Center September 10, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Selena Gomez Performs At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 10: Singer Selena Gomez performs at the Mandalay Bay Events Center September 10, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) 2011 Teen Choice Awards – Show UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – AUGUST 07: Singer Selena Gomez of Selena Gomez & The Scene perform onstage during the 2011 Teen Choice Awards held at the Gibson Amphitheatre on August 7, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball 2010 – Show LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 05: Selena Gomez performs at the KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball 2010 on December 5, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
VIDEO: Selena Gomez Reveals Her Celeb Crush RIA Novosti also notes that there has been a recent pinch on foreign artists obtaining short-term work visas in Russia due to reported improper behavior from Lady Gaga, Madonna, and the Bloodhound Gang during their tour stops in Russia. The 21-year-old pop singer was geared up to perform in Minsk, Belarus tonight, but that show, along with shows in Kiev, Ukraine on Sept. 21 and Russian shows in St. Petersburg (Sept. 23) and Moscow (Sept. 25), have been axed from her itinerary. VIDEO: Selena Gomez’s Return to ‘Wizards’ Gomez last performed in Vienna Austria on Tuesday, Sept. 17 and will next perform in Dubai on Sept. 27. The “Come & Get It” singer began her tour in mid-August in Canada before passing through western Europe this month. After performing in Dubai, the singer/actress will return to the U.S. for 33 shows in 49 days, beginning in Washington D.C. on Oct. 10 and wrapping up in St. Louis on Nov.
Selena Gomez Cancels Russia Shows amid Controversy
George Shelley, a 20-year-old standout of the band Union J, is said to be the lucky lad currently courting the former Disney darling. RELATED: SELENA GOMEZ TALKS LOVE LIFE, CAREER, RUMORS Gomez flew Shelley and the rest of his “X Factor” foursome to her show in Portugal, according to reports , after she requested they perform with her. It was also reported that Gomez and Shelley spent the evening together afterward in a steamy hotel rendezvous. “Everyone else left the room at 2 a.m. so they were able to spend the night together,” a source told The Sun newspaper, adding that the nightcap resulted in Shelley missing his flight back. Karwai Tang/WireImage Shelley, 20, has been open about his crush on the pop star. He reportedly missed a flight back with his bandmates to spend the night with her in Portugal. “Nobody was annoyed with George. After all, he’s been pursued by one of the biggest pop stars in the world it’s any lad’s dream come true,” the insider said. Shelley opened up about his excitement in dating the pop star, telling The Mirror in August that he had a “beach bonfire” date lined up for their Portugal trip. RELATED: THE STARS DANCE FOR SELENA GOMEZ AS SHE AIMS TO TAKE OVER THE INDUSTRY And, while on a British talk show in June, Gomez admitted to having a crush on Shelley even leaving a flirty video message for him when the group made an appearance after her.