Selena Gomez hires Katy Perry's manager Bradford Cobb

By Shaunice Conyers,

Selena Gomez and Katy Perry now share the same manager.

Us Weekly exclusively reports that Gomez, 21, hired Perry's manager, Bradford Cobb, after firing her mother, Mandy Teefy, and stepfather Brian Teefy. Gomez's mom and stepfather served as her manager since she was a young star. Aside from Perry, Cobb also manages singer Adam Lambert.

Last July, Billboard named Cobb one of their "40 under 40" executives. Cobb joined the Direct Management Group in June 1998 and helped to make Perry into a superstar.

"I wanted an artist to become a superstar, and here we are in 2013 and I feel like Katy’s reached that level," he said.

Aside from hiring Cobb to serve as her new manager, Gomez has also made headlines recently for unfollowing her famous celebrity friends on Instagram. TMZ reports how Gomez unfollowed Kendall and Kylie Jenner on Instagram and wants to focus more on her music.

Gomez was recently spotted hanging out with the Jenners and Justin Bieber at Coachella, but she is reportedly fed up with the partying scene and wants all her focus on her music career.



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