Because they've both made my Lola smile so big, so often.
Because they are living the dream.
Because Demi Lavato got help when she needed it, and then went public with her Bipolar diagnosis = COURAGE
Because they both can act and sing and work hard to earn what they have.
Because they are adorable!
Because Demi has said that Selena was the first friend to call her in the institution she went to for help, and one of her only celebrity friends to do so at all.