The heart wants what it wants — and for Selena Gomez, she’s living that single life.
The Only Murders are allowed in the Building star frequently shares relatable TikTok videos about her relationship status with her 40 million followers, whether she’s creating her own laugh-out-loud content or lip-syncing to audio clips bemoaning her dating life.
“Last time I was single, I was 24, and the dating pool was everyone,” the “Lose You to Love Me” singer mouthed in a TikTok from April 2022 over a clip of Leslie Mann’s speech in The Other Woman. “And now it’s like, a shallow puddle of age-appropriate men who are old and gross and I don’t want to do that!”
This movie quote rings true for Gomez. Justin Bieber — whom she had been dating on and off for more than seven years — was confirmed by Us WeeklyIn May 2018, when she was 25, she reconnected with the “Ghost” singer. Her early 2018 reconciliation with the “Ghost” singer came on the heels of her October 2017 breakup with The WeekndShe dated for ten months with, The Disney Channel alum was previously linked to other A-list stars including Nick Jonas, Orlando Bloom, Charlie PuthMore.
Interview with the in January 2020 Wall Street Journal, the “It Ain’t Me” artist revealed that she had “been single for over two years now.” She was more than happy on her own at the time, explaining, “I need time by myself. I love going to bed at night. Only me and my dog. I got the full granny panties situation, stretched out in my bed.”
However, Gomez’s perspective on her relationship status seems to have shifted in the time since.
“No, I’m fine. I’m totally fine being single. It’s a real thing. I’m fine,” the actress deadpanned in a May 2022 TikTok video, pointing the camera at two couples cuddling on the couch next to her. Gomez was a major side-eye to the camera as her friends laughed in the background.
While the Wizards of Waverly Place alum’s career is going full-speed ahead — Hulu’s Only Murders are allowed in the Building is gearing up for season 2, she’s working on her new album and launched her Rare Beauty line — she still makes time to joke about her love life on social media.
Continue scrolling to read everything Gomez has to say about her TikTok dating life: