All love right here. Regardless of speculated social media drama between Selena Gomez and ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber’s spouse, Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin), there isn’t any unhealthy blood left between the ladies.
“Hailey Bieber reached out to me and let me know that she has been receiving dying threats and such hateful negativity,” the Solely Murders within the Constructing star, 30, wrote by way of an Instagram Story assertion on Friday, March 24. “This isn’t what I stand for. Nobody ought to should expertise hate or bullying.”
Gomez added: “I’ve at all times advocated for kindness and really need this all to cease ❤️.”
The Disney Channel alum was beforehand linked to Justin, 29, between 2011 and 2018, relationship on and off earlier than he related with Hailey, 26.
“What if Hailey finally ends up being the woman I’m gonna marry, proper? If I rush into something, if I injury her, then it’s at all times gonna be broken,” the “Child” crooner recalled to GQ in March 2016, shortly after he was first noticed making out with the Rhode founder throughout one among his splits from Gomez. “It’s actually onerous to repair wounds like that. It’s so onerous. … I simply don’t wish to harm her.”
Whereas Justin and Gomez in the end reconciled one yr later, they referred to as it quits for good in 2018. The Canada native rapidly moved on with Hailey, whom he wed in September 2018. Regardless of the twosome’s newlywed bliss, Gomez’s followers nonetheless remained offended concerning the supposed love triangle.
“It’s onerous for me to speak about this as a result of I don’t wish to discuss on both of their behalf as a result of it was their relationship,” Hailey stated throughout a September 2022 look on the “Name Her Daddy” podcast, denying claims that she got here in between Justin and the Spring Breakers star. “I actually respect that very deeply, however I simply know what was happening once we obtained again collectively. And I do know what needed to occur for that to come back again collectively in a wholesome manner, and I feel it was essentially the most wholesome, mature determination that he may have made and I respect that.”
The 2 ladies additional proved to be on good phrases after they had been noticed hugging on the Academy Museum of Movement Footage’s annual gala the next October. Nonetheless, social media continued to gas hypothesis a few feud after Gomez seemingly reacted to a supposedly shady video that Hailey posted in January. Within the since-deleted clip, the mannequin and pal Kendall Jenner lip-synched, “And I’m not saying she deserved it, however I’m saying God’s timing is at all times proper.”
Social media customers speculated that Hailey’s video with the Kardashians star, 27, seemingly took intention at Gomez after swimsuit images of the Grammy nominee sparked a sea of body-shaming feedback.
Whereas Hailey took down her submit, she denied that her video was directed at anybody particularly. “I by no means touch upon one of these factor however we had been simply having a ladies night time and did a random TikTok sound for enjoyable,” she later replied on her social media web page.
Gomez, for her half, noticed one of many fan theories come throughout her social media feed in February. “It’s OK!” the actress commented on the time. “I don’t let these items get me down! Be good to everybody! x.”
Weeks later, Hailey and Kylie Jenner posted their very own social media video collectively as they confirmed off their eyebrows. Followers posited that the clip was one other dig at Gomez, who beforehand lamented by way of TikTok that she “laminated her brows an excessive amount of.” Each the Kylie Cosmetics founder, 25, and Gomez shut down rumors of a feud.
“That is reaching. no shade in the direction of selena ever and that i didn’t see her eyebrow posts!” Kylie later defined. “U guys are making one thing out of nothing. that is foolish.”
Gomez additionally chimed in, replying: “Agreed @kyliejenner it’s all pointless. I’m a fan of Kylie!”
After the social media hypothesis, followers rapidly began unfollowing Hailey in assist of the “Wolves” singer. One month later, Justin added gas to the hearth when he seemingly shaded Gomez along with his March birthday celebration decorations.
The “Peaches” artist handed out silver lighters that had been engraved with the quote, “I’m so grateful that I didn’t find yourself with what I believed I needed.” Eagle-eyed followers believed that was a delicate dig at Gomez contemplating their previous relationship. Nonetheless, Justin by no means confirmed his birthday souvenirs’ that means.
The Uncommon Magnificence mogul, for her half, in the end took a quick social media hiatus amid the drama.
“I’m very glad. I’m so blessed. I’ve the very best associates, the very best followers in the entire world and I simply couldn’t be happier,” Gomez stated in a TikTok video final month. “I’m good. … I’m gonna be taking a second from social media as a result of it is a little foolish. I’m 30, I’m too outdated for this. However I really like you guys a lot, and I’ll see you guys before later. I’m simply gonna take a break from every part.”
The Golden Globe nominee returned to social media earlier this month, urging followers to be variety and “contemplate others’ psychological well being.”
Hailey has not publicly addressed the lingering fallout, although a supply advised Us Weekly in March that she has been privately leaning on her partner for solace.
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“Justin has been a tremendous assist system for Hailey all through all this,” a supply completely advised Us on the time. “He is aware of how glad Hailey felt after she and Selena made amends and thought they’d put this all behind them. [She] is aware of he has her again it doesn’t matter what. Their marriage is stronger than ever, and it’s difficult instances like this that solely strengthen their bond.”