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Best: Selena Gomez's Heart Wants…a Human Centipede?
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Best: Selena Gomez's Heart Wants…a Human Centipede?

So Selena Gomez was totally singing about Justin Bieber, right? That's what all the talk has been about regarding the former main Bieb squeeze's live debut of her tear-jerking power ballad "The Heart Wants What It Wants." But as titillating as the background of the song may be, the background visuals flashing behind Gomez's performance were way more mind-blowing. The dramatic floor-to-ceiling projections included seraphic wings that transformed Gomez into an angel and slow-mo exploding flower vases that spread a gory splatter of red petals. But the image that is probably most vividly emblazoned in our minds is the final one — the shadowy silhouette of a man pressing his palms against a fogged-up pane of glass — which resembled not only Justin Bieber but also, more disturbingly, the poster for The Human Centipede.

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