7 Creepy Clues That The Weeknd Based 'The Idol' Main Character On His Ex Selena Gomez
Jocelyn poses for her record cover in the first episode wearing a hospital bracelet from her stint in a mental institution.
In the first episode, Jocelyn strips off her nightgown and poses seductively for her album picture session.
Gomez, too, started her career on "Barney & Friends" when she was little.
Health issues forced Gomez to cancel her Revival tour in 2016.
The program depicts Jocelyn and Leia as lifelong friends and personal assistants.
"The Idol"'s Jocelyn worries that people won't take her music seriously.
Fans noticed that Gomez had posted a similar outburst on Instagram in 2018.
"It's a lot of pressure—to have to constantly be on, and to be what everyone wishes you were," he said. "It's solitary."