Zedd on romance and break-up with Selena Gomez: 'I was pissed'

The duo had collaborated on the hit song, I Want You to Know.

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Zedd and Selena Gomez dated on 2015 Reuters

Russian-German music producer/DJ Zedd has finally opened up about his short-lived romance with American actress and singer Selena Gomez. The duo had sparked dating rumors back in 2015 after they collaborated on the hit song, I Want You to Know.

Adding on, the relationship reports strengthened after they were spotted getting close at the Golden Globes after-party. She also posed for photographers, resting her head on Zedd's shoulder.

During an recent interview with Billboard, the 27-year-old artist talked about the negative side of dating a famous personality like Gomez. He said: "Reporters were calling my parents. People were hacking my friends' phones. I was pissed."

"I kind of knew what I was getting myself into. She is one of the most talked about people in the world, but I had no idea how much that would change my life," he added.

During a Radio Disney interview, Gomez, who previously dated Canadian singer/songwriter Justin Bieber could not stop gushing about Zedd. She said: "He's this cute little German, and he's got really beautiful eyes, and he's very sweet and funny."

"I respect his vision because he has a way of knowing how important his role is as an EDM artist, and he doesn't spend most of his time travelling the word DJing. He really spent so much time on this record. He wanted everything, from the lyrical content, to who sang it, and how they sang it. He's great, and very talented," she added.