Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez have a whole lot of history.

Not only have these two been romantically linked, but they've also released a hit duet that seriously took the mainstream media by surprise. Who would have thought that this collaboration would be freaking epic? Their voices sounded amazing together and all the promo they did before the track was dropped had fans wishing they were secretly in love.

Ever since then Charlie has had nothing but good things to say about Selena. Just because they haven't been seen together in awhile doesn't mean they don't talk anymore and certainly doesn't mean they've lost any love or respect for each other.

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Charlie recently chatted with MTV UK while promoting his new single "Dangerously" and of course, Sel came up in conversation. He talked about the big break she took from the spotlight and why it's something that needs to happen for almost every artist – not just the Wizards of Waverly Place alum.

He said, "I think it's good and I think it's great that she was taking some time off for herself because I see it on a much smaller scale. People kind of treating you, who are maybe not necessarily fans, but seeing you as an object and shouting things at you. Real fans won't like scream obscene things out at you but it's important to feel like a human again so I think her taking some time off is a really good thing."

Aww! Charlie actually admitted that he takes some time for himself when things get rough as well. Even though it may not be to the extreme that Selena did, there are instances that Charlie has put down his phone and just enjoyed life.

He continued, "I have to do the same thing to because I can feel it getting to myself sometimes if you know…I'll be emotionally drained and kind of lifeless. So if I take like a week off and just go hiking, I don't look at Twitter every like 5 minutes, but just hit the giant refresh button."

It's pretty amazing that Charlie reveals how much he can relate to Selena needing to get out of the craziness for awhile. To be honest, there's been plenty of stars who have taken some time off just to bring themselves back down to earth and that is okay. Cue, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.

Everyone is human.

Clearly, Selena's time off did her well. She gave an incredible speech at 2016 American Music Awards and showed her fans that a little bit of time can heal everything. Charlie seems to think so, too.

What do you think of him praising her? Let us know in the comments below!

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