A New Jersey woman has been charged with hacking into Selena Gomez's email account and distributing the material online.Susan Atrach, 21, of Ridgefield Park, N.J., was charged on Thursday with 11 felony counts, including five counts of identity theft and five counts of computer hacking. She faces up to nine years and eight months in prison if convicted, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.Prosecutors said Atrach allegedly hacked into accounts belonging to Gomez and an associate, from June...
Selena Gomez became famous as a teen idol for the Walt Disney Co. before reinventing herself as a full-fledged, fully grown pop star. The multitalented singer and actress has successfully retooled her image without straying from the spotlight or leaving behind a generation that grew up alongside her, with the former teen queen boasting a global fan base. She has the largest following of anyone on Instagram, over 125 million.
Since reinventing herself with the 2015 album “Revival,” Gomez has found new depths as a singer and actress, showcasing a sexy sound and attitude that proves she’s matured as an artist. While she continues to land a string of lead roles, the multitalented Gomez has successfully leveraged her influence as a burgeoning executive, producing projects for the likes of Netflix and Disney’s Freeform network. She has gotten her share of on-screen credits as well, including getting cast in an upcoming Woody Allen flick.
Born in Grand Prairie, TX, Gomez broke out as a teen star for Disney with the sitcom “Wizards of Waverly Place,” and the pop-rock band Selena Gomez & the Scene. She launched her solo recording career with 2013’s “Stars Dance,” and followed that with the platinum-selling “Revival.” As an actress, Gomez has grown out of her G-rated Disney roles with performances in 2011 romcom “Monte Carlo” and 2013’s surprise hit “Spring Breakers.”