Selena Gomez Fan Catfished, Shows Up To The Singer's House

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It looks like Bow Wow's fan wasn't the only one to get "catfished" in real life! Selena Gomez fan and inspiring back up dancer Viana Janae Jones was recently tricked into visiting Selena's home. Find out how the singer reacted to the random visit and who was behind the catfish scheme here!

Selena GomezIt looks like Bow Wow's fan wasn't the only one to get "catfished" in real life!

Selena Gomez fan and inspiring back up dancer Viana Janae Jones was recently tricked into visiting Selena's home!

It all went down after the fan started talking to someone online, posing as Selena, and promised that they would have a girls weekend and potentially tour together.

"Back in January, I began corresponding with someone whom I thought was Selena Gomez. She reached out to me and said she saw my dance videos online and wanted me to work on her tour as one of her backup dancers," Viana exclusively told Radar Online.

The person even sent her a backstage pass and offered her a job. Convincing right?

Viana and "Selena" discussed to have a "girls weekend" in late July. She now admits everything seemed too good to be true but because she was so excited to meet Sel she looked over all the warning signs.

Viana's mom, Valeta Jones, was also concerned about the whole thing but didn't want to crush her daughter's dream in case it was really Selena on the other end.

Traveling from Fresno, California, Viana and Valeta showed up at Selena's Los Angeles home on July 28 with a lot of gifts in tow. That's when they discovered it was all a big joke schemed up by Viana's ex-boyfriend.

"The email [he sent] said that I was pathetic for thinking I could be friends with Selena," Viana said about the message she received just before arriving at Selena's house.

The ladies spent tons of money traveling to Selena's house so they figured that even though it was all a joke, they'd try to ring her doorbell to see if she'd answer.

"I tried to explain everything that happened without coming off as a crazy fan," Viana said of her conversation with a girl on the end of the line.

"She hung up before I could finish explaining, which made my stomach turn."

Selena's mother, Mandy Teefey, then came outside to get to the bottom of the situation.

"She was very sweet and sympathetic. We had brought Selena a birthday present, and we also brought gifts for her newborn sister," Viana explained.

"Though we were glad her mom accepted the gifts, we left humiliated and didn't get to meet Selena."

The next day, Viana sent a public message to Selena on Twitter.

"@selenagomez so sorry about yesterday but it was wonderful talking to your mom. I hope you guys loved your gifts. I hope to see you soon ❤❤❤"

A source close to Selena confirmed the incident to Radar Online but Viana hasn't heard from the singer since.

"I haven't lost hope that I'll meet her one day," Viana said in the interview.

Aww! Do you think Selena will eventually meet this fan? We all know Sel loves her fans and is super nice so we think she'll definitely make it happen sooner or later! Plus, if anyone knows about jerk-off ex-boyfriends, it's her.

Have you ever been "catfished" by anyone?

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